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Q: Car does not start even with jumper from another car - 2011 Kia Sorento

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car does not start even with jumper from other car

My car has 89000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

In rare instances, if a battery has what we refer to as an "internal dead short", the battery condition may not allow even a jump start to get the vehicle started. Try replacing the battery with a new "known-to be-good" battery and attempt to start the vehicle. If this does not resolve the issue, have a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, diagnose the no start condition and suggest any needed repairs.

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