Q: Car turning over slowly.

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My car is turning over very slowly.

Hi, the first thing I would check to see if the battery terminals are corroded. If so I would have a technician such as one from YourMechanic clean the battery terminals and then test the battery. If the battery is good the starter may be worn out. The brushes on the starter motor can become corroded or worn and if they are you will need a new starter.

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