Q: New battery installed, but car won't start. 2014 Buick Verano

asked by on

The repair shop installed a new battery in my car and I assumed my car’s problems were solved. However, one week later I did not drive the car for two days and then the car would not start. I had to return it to the repair shop. They told me it would be a long time before they could discover the cause. This car seems to be breaking down every week! In your expertise, what can be done so I don’t have to keep getting repairs?

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2014 Buick Verano. This could be a tough question to answer without additional information or visual inspection. I assume there is something related to your car’s charging system that could be the problem based upon your question and installation of a new battery. It’s not very clear why they said it would take a long time to diagnose. If you would like to have your car tested elsewhere, a qualified professional from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to inspect the charging system and assist you with repairs.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. New battery installed, but car won't start. 2014 Buick Verano

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car knocking after repair

Often, when concerns follow recent repairs, the most recent repairs must be taken into question first. Knocking engine noise is never a good sign, but not always a death sentence either. If the knock gets louder or faster with engine...

Q: I have a new battery, and my car starts with a jumper cable, but it won't restart after driving and shutting the engine off.

This suggests you may have a bad grounding issue or potentially a faulty alternator. As you may know, the alternator is what charges your car's battery when the car is running. When this is not working properly, your battery will...

Q: Acceleration stops around 38 miles

Hi PTG. Thanks for contacting us today. Based on your inquiry, there are a few possible issues going on with your Mazda 3. If the vehicle has issues accelerating after the vehicle has come up to operating temperature, it's possible...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.