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Kgates7 10/10/2012

2009 Pontiac G5 Base 4 Cyl 2.2L


My car won't start... Just bought a new battery 3 months ago for the same reason... Helllppp please!

I've had it for 2years with no problems, this year in MAY 2012 I go to crank it, it doesn't start & the key wont come out.... A mechanic says its the battery so I bought a new battery... It worked fine until now Oct 2012, the same thing happened Again! I had my brother come give me a jump off, I let it run for 20 mins but when I turned the car off it wouldn't crank back... I don't understand...is this common for the '09 Pontiac G5?

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HouseCallAuto 10/10/2012

If it would not crank at all and then it starts up fine with a jump and then when you shut it off it is dead again, then it would seem that you have a loose or corroded connection at the posint where the battery terminal makes contact with the battery. check both connections for being clean and free of corrosion and being tight enough. Also check and make sure that the negative cable is clean and tight where it ios bolted to the engine. And although this would not be common, a defective battery is possible.


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