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i drove over caked snow while trying to turn, the car could to back up because of the ice of the ground.After three atepts, the car could not start again ,but all the light are on and the radia still pray. Car: 2005 Toyota corolla
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If you have installed a new car battery and alternator but after only 2-3 days the car is not starting again what could be the problem?
I have a jeep grand Cherokee and when mine doesn't start i either have to jam the shifter forward than start OR while foot is on the brake, turn the key and hold, than shift i…nto neutral, than it will start shift to drive... or reverse and off you go Warranty What did your mechanic say? I am sure he would warranty the job. If you had him trouble shoot it and you "saved" yourself money by doing it yourself, you may have shot yourself in the foot. If the alternater or battery were "economy" types, they might be bad from the beginning. Another thought after the electrical (charging system) is checked. check for a parasitic draw. Draw down I don't know what car you have but on most cars, when the starter is failing, when you crank the car and run it and shut it off, the terminals or posts continue to receive electricity from the battery, meaning that either the starter solenoid is malfunctioning or somewhere along the battery cables, something is draining the battery, check for a stripped wire or have the starter checked, if you have any more questions, Bad alternator a bad alternator that has drained the battery Bad Belt When I got a new alternator, I had to buy a new battery. However, the battery kept dying no matter if I kept recharging the battery. I was having the same problems. The car drove good for a day then died again. Found out, the belt was about to break and never was on tightly around the alternator. The belt was not giving the alternator enough power and therefore, the alternator was draining my battery. You should try replacing your belt or the timing belt. After you replace your timing belt and it is on tight and the timing is right, then you should not have any more problems and your car should drive like new! BAD WIRE Only thing that worked for me was to hook up a wire from the back of the alternator (there's a small terminal on the back), then hook up the other end to the positive battery cable (any which way at the post). This is actually to see if the wire that runs a charge from the alternator to the battery is still good. It is usually running attached to the positive battery cable itself. When it is bad, your car will not start because the battery is not being recharged properly. A hard thing to determine otherwise because it is not the alternator or the battery themselves. WORN STARTER MOTOR a worn starter motor can drain a battery in a few days especially if the main ignition wire that's connected to the starter motor is not tight enough or the starter motor solenoid is at fault again it will cause a continual drain on your battery I know because it happend to me with my ford mondeo 1.8 TD new battery fitted. I'm not sure what car you have, new cars are sometimes a sensor while older cars are alot easier to figure out. I would first take the car or the parts to a part store and have them tested. You can always get ahold of a bad batch of either. I had to replace my alternator 4 times and then go to another part store all together before I got a good alternator for it. You could have loose battery cables. If you are able to move the cables by hand then you need to tighten them down this could also make the battery and alternator go bad due to drawing to much juice out of them or even driving down the road and hit a bump then you are broke down on the road. But first have them tested and take it from there checking little things before moving to more expensive parts and harder to install sometimes when alternators go bad they blow a fuse if not changed you can put 20 alternators in must make sure you first have 13.8 - 14.1 volts while car is running
The battery light comes on when the car starts 1990 Toyota Celica If the battery is left connected it will be discharged in a few days What can be the problem?
Answer If the battery light is on, it usually means that the alternator has a problem. Have the alternator checked at a local auto parts retailer. If one or more… of the diodes are bad, your battery charge will be affected.
Went for a tune up new fuel filter air filter ignition wires and oil change now oil and engine light have started coming on when driving and car still has hesitation problems what could be wrong?
Hesitation Have a technician check your cars computer for fault codes to check for the potential problem. You may have an oil leak as well.
Answer Is this a Ford? (have had some problems by not using factory rebuilts) Check alternator output Should read approx. 12.8 without engine runn…ing Should read 13.8-14.2 with engine running
1986 Chevy S-10 will not start recently installed a new battery the lights wipers and radio etc are working properly. it was running yesterday but now it wont even turn over what could be the problem?
Sounds like the starter is bad, More precisely, the starter solinoid. Its on the starter unlike A Ford that has it on the inner fender.
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… while you spray and see if the car turns on. If so then you need a new fuel pump. If not It could also be you ignition coil. - Goodluck Second opinion I had a different car where the fuse burned out in the engine compartment. It would not even try to start until I replaced that fuse.
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…oesn't have 12 volt, trace the wire, I believe that it will end at the starter. If you have 12 volts at this wire, most likely you have a fusable link that's shorted out at the starter. Look for a wire at the starter that appears burnt, or wiggle the wires one at a time, you'll find on that feels like a plain rubberband, with no resistance while wiggling.
Could a car radio have drained the car battery or caused a short The radio only goes on when the ignition is on Radio was installed 2 months ago problems starting car only began 1.5 weeks ago?
Could it be the 6 year old battery itself?
Remove the radio and see if everything is normal. If yes put another one (known to be working well) in and see if the car starts. If yes then the older radio is faulty. …If not then get the electrical system (including battery alternator) thoroughly checked.
Then the alternator needs to be looked at asap But I even took the cable off alternator and car stayed on which meet alternator in good right? Edit: If you took the cable off …the alternator, then you disconnected the alternator so you didn't test the alternator at all. As a quick test only, removing the positive battery cable at the battery and the engine stays running means the alternator is charging. Do not run the engine more than a few seconds like this, and even then a voltage spike can wipe out your car's electronics. Much better to get a charging system tester to check things or at least borrow a voltmeter.
There could be a sensor wire that is bad or going bad
It's possible. Your starter draws more power from your battery than the lights and radio combined, so they may work, but when you try to start you car, there isn't enough pow…er in the battery to operate the starter. It's best to have your starting and charging system checked by a reputable automotive repair shop in order to isolate the cause.
Maybe the starter. Does it click when you turn on the ignition? Yes and also check to see if you are getting spark and there could also be a fuel delivery problem.
Unwanted Brake Light Activation Usually this is caused by the brake light SWITCH being out of adjustment in relation to the brake pedal arm which pushes on a plunger in the …switch to operate it. Different makes and models of vehicles have different means of mounting and adjusting the brake light switches, so the adjustment will depend on your vehicle.
it depends does the car turn over if not most likely it the starter
If you have a chip in your key the chip may have gone bad or your ignition is not reading it. the car thinks someone is trying to steal it & stops ignition process. try to get… a new key made. you may have to get it from a dealer.