My car will not start but the lights come on and the radio still plays and the battery is new what could the problem be?

Why does the brake and battery light come on at same time then car dies then wont start without new or charged battery?

sounds like you have an alternator that is not charging the battery. Most computer systems in cars require a min of 11.2-11.6 volts to function. The brake light is probably al (MORE)

You have to jump start your car everyday installed a new battery and alternator what could be the problem?

You should have a heavy red wire going to the back of the alternator, it should have 12 volts, it will excite the alternator, thus allowing it to charge your battery. If the d (MORE)

Resolving Common Car Problems

Few things are more worrisome and frustrating than car problems. Always unexpected, car problems never fail to get in the way of your more important day-to-day activities. Sin (MORE)

How to Jump Start a Car

Jump-starting a car sounds may not seem very difficult. However, if you are doing it for the first time, you should know what you need to do to be safe. Jump-starting a car ca (MORE)
In Hybrids

What You Should Know: All About Hybrids

Hybrid cars have long been advertised as one of the solutions to the world's oil problems. They typically get better gas mileage, but hybrid car problems have been working the (MORE)

Car Battery Acid Safety Tips

While it is necessary to keep your car on the road, the chemical composition of car battery acid makes it a pretty nasty substance. The sulfuric acid contained in the battery (MORE)
In Lights

Review of Common Brake Light Problems

Learn about common brake light problems on different model cars. See how the brake light circuit operates and discover how to get on the logical path of diagnosis when problem (MORE)

The Life of a Car Battery

Review the basics of car battery operations, learn about the basic life cycle for your car battery and what to look for out when replacing the original equipment. Surprisingly (MORE)

What could be the problem with a 1998 Toyota Avalon that still needs a jump to start after putting in a new battery?

Try having your altanator checked.    Answer Check the battery again with a cheap voltmeter ($20 radio shack); just to verify that you haven't put in a bad battery. W (MORE)

You are having the problem with your 98 Plymouth breeze 2.0 l the car wont start and the lights and radio and all that come on you had the starter tested and it is still good what could be the problem?

Check to see if your fuel pump is good. Buy starting fuild and spary some in the hose that's attached to your air fliter spary it towards the engine. Have someone turn the key (MORE)