Car won't start

buick
reatta

#1

I have a problem with my starter. I own a 1989 buick Reatta. I garaged it for the last 5 years …I bought a new battery and my friend has helped me to get it back on the road. When I go out to the garage to start the car in the morning it will not start for me…Wne the tow truck driver comes over it starts for him??? He said that I should turn on the lights first before turning the key?? When my friend comes over to look at the car he says that I need to push the key harder to the right to ingauge the starter??? Why doesn’t the car start for me?? The car is in mint condition. Am I missing some trick that I should know about starting the car? Like should the seat belt be fastened first? Or…the headlights on ??


#2

There shouldn’t be any trick to starting your vehicle, unless something is worn out.

A worn key cylinder is one that MAY be.

Exactly what are the symptoms aside from ‘won’t start’?

What does or doesn’t the vehicle do when you turn the key?


#3

Add: That’s probably the tow truck operators’ way of telling you to check the batterys’ condition.