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What could make a 1984 Chevy Caprice not start or slow start other than a starter?

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2013-02-11 02:56:59
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If it turns over very slowly, check for bad battery and ground connections. It should turn over quickly if you jump start it. If it doesn't, the battery connections are bad and/ or the battery is bad.

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