Q: Battery or alternator problems?

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Have to jump my battery to start my car. Once i turn it off, it will not start (Just clicks) unless I jump it again. What could be the issue?

My car has 118000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello, thanks for writing in. If the car ru...

Hello, thanks for writing in. If the car runs fine once it is started, then the alternator should be fine. I would replace the battery because it is not holding a charge. Once it is replaced I would check the alternator just to make sure it is charging fine.

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