Question: Can Cold Weather Kill A Car Battery

Can Cold Weather Kill A Car Battery

I went off to college this August, and I lived in Alaska, where I left my '96 Chevy Blazer. Well, my parents never so much as started the thing up when I was gone, and now it won't start. The battery is so dead it won't even accept a charge from a trickle charger, and I remember that the last time I let it sit for about 4 months in the winter, the battery died too. Does the extreme cold do ...

Will My Stereo Kill My Battery

I have a 2002 Honda Civic Si that is stock, I want to run an Alpine MRPM500 amp and an Alpine MRP-F300 amp. But i am worried that when my car is running the battery and alternator wont keep up to how much watts the 2 amps are taking out and it will kill the battery. I've talked to some people and some options are a bigger alternator and battery or a second battery and alternator. Any suggestions, or will my ...

Volvo 240 Won’t Start When It’s Cold

Posted a similar question but trying to troubleshoot because I don't want to spend too much more fixing it. Okay here goes volvo 240 1991 won't start when temp drops below freezing. Most common problem with this is the Fuel Pump Relay bought a new one put it in nothing. The weather here has been ridiculous with the temps down in the negatives. The cold obviously killed the battery after several attempts to start it. I put fresh gas in and ...

What Is Better For Your Car Starting In Cold Weather, A Block Heater, A Trickle Charger, Or A Battery Blanket

What is better for your car starting in cold weather, a block heater, a trickle charger, or a battery blanket? ...

On My 91 Civic, Can A Bad Main Relay Cause Starting Problems In The Cold

Just changed the battery, so car always tries to crank. but won't always start especially in the strong cold weather. any thoughts?...i know the relay is bad cause in the true summer heat it won't always start when it get's really hot...so just wondering if it could be the same problem. ...

My 1997 Grand Prix SE Worked 7 Hours Ago And It Ran Perfect And Then Now It Will Turn Over But Not Start.

Last night I was using my car stereo to test the sound quality of a song I recorded and I had it running because I have a system in it and I didn't want to kill the battery. Then, when I went out this morning, it wouldn't start. I thought maybe it was just cold so I put some starting fluid in the air intake and it started for a second but it died right away. But I don't think ...

Why Is My Car Having Trouble Starting In The Morning When Its Cold Out

I have a 99 accorde coupe v6. This summer, the car would not start if it was really hot out or had been sitting in the sun. I went and had a full tune-up and the fuel main relay replaced and the battery is new. That seemed to fix that issue. Now its getting cold out, and whenever i go to start my car in the morning after its been cold (40's), it has trouble kicking over. ...

I Have A 1979 Mercedes 300sd. Glow Plugs And Alternator Works Great But In Cold Weather The Battery Always Die

What could be the problem? ...

Why Would My Speedometer Be Broken After A Dead Battery

I have a 2000 Ford Focus. The battery died from cold weather so I had it jumped. After it started, the speedometer was stuck all the way on the right side. Its been a few days now and the needle is still stuck there. What could be the cause of this and is there an easy fix to it? ...

1991 Volvo 240 Wagon Crank Won’t Fire In Cold.

I have a volvo 240 that is an otherwise reliable car. If someone could help me with the fix I would be thrilled. Basically it runs great and goes and goes until it gets very cold. It originally wasn't the battery. Although now from trying to start it so much the battery is dead....anyhow when you turn the key on (not start) you can normally hear 2 clicks one for the fuel relay and one for the fuel pump engaging. When ...