Is it the battery or starter if my car will not start?

Answer On One Hand: Signs of a Dead BatteryThere are several signs that the battery may be the problem. The most obvious is the headlights being dim or not lighting at all. If this is the case, a dead bat... Read More »

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Riding mower runs but will not start without using starter fluid. What's wrong?

Clean the carburetor and replace the intake manifold gasket. The starting fluid will ignite easily and then the intake pressure is low enough to get the fuel flowing through the carburetor so it c... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Troy Bilt Electric Start Mower Battery That Will Not Charge?

If you need to mow your lawn, but your Troy Bilt mower won't start because of a dead battery, you will need to charge it. Sometimes a battery won't charge though. The most likely reason it won't ch... Read More »

How to Put in a Battery 6.5 in a Remote Car Starter?

Remote car starters have become common features on cars around the world. They are used to start your cars ignition remotely, and can be used almost everyday by most drivers. Because of the frequen... Read More »

How to Wire a Battery to a Starter?

The battery must be wired to the starter for the starter to work. The wire must be a thick cable, as the starter uses amperage, not voltage, to start. The typical positive battery cable is 4 gauge.... Read More »