Q: Battery draining and. Starter motor getting hot

asked by on July 30, 2016

Battery draining and starter motor getting hot
My car has an automatic transmission.

You need to have the battery cables checked to see if they are bad by doing a voltage drop test. If one or both of the cables are bad, it will overheat the starter and not recharge the battery sufficiently.

You may also have a draw from the alternator. Check the electrical connection at the alternator and battery connections.

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