Starter Repair By Mike Stimits For full article https://www.screencast.com/t/GokwnVfj First things first, is it the starter or the battery? A jump start can tell misterdiscount375 you if youre sure the cable connections are good. Remember never short the cables together or hook them up backwards. This ruins the alternator. Also a small gauge cable wont pull enough amps get a heavy gauge cable smaller gauge numbers are heaver cables gauge is great. Bad battery cable connections are a problem.