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Old 07-18-2016, 12:51 PM   #1
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Hi everyone! My friend and I just found a 1993 Chevy Lumina APV minivan sitting in the back of his property today and tried to start it up, but no lights or anything happened when connected to a 200 watt battery jumper. The car looks to be sitting for about 9 years as the registration and inspection expired in 2007. Any tips for getting this thing up and hopefully running? There seems to be about 145,xxx miles on the clock.
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200 amp battery jumper, not watt
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Check to see if the engine will turn over by hand freely before you even start cranking on it. Probably would be good to put a few drops of oil down in the cylinders to make sure it is free.

Also look for rodent damage.
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Would I need to clean the battery terminals to get the battery jumper to work?
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That was about to be one of my first suggestions......also,the battery in there could be so badly sulphated, even jumping it won't work........
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