I was under the impression that acetone was the stuff to use to take off the surface tampo paint, and that it required something stronger, or a good long soak in acetone to dig into the better-bonded base paint job... » 8/29/14 7:31pm Friday 7:31pm

Sounds like a low battery, if it is trying to start but just ticking, instead of cranking. the 12 volt electrics inside the car will work if there is enough voltage, and just a few amps... but cranking takes a LOT of amps, which a low battery might not have to give. » 8/29/14 4:04pm Friday 4:04pm