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What does it mean if your car won't start after a jump?
If the car does not stay running , or wont start at all on jumping? First thought no gas. Also ignition system. alternator mainly the reason you had no power to start in the first place no battery power, this comes from the turning alternator if damaged will not maintain power to spark and no power to recharge battery.
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Answer . \nYOUR battery might be marginal and starting to go bad, and by jumping somebody else's car, you are probably draining your battery. Put in interstate in there and… you would have no problems!!
Answer Dim lights and lots of clicks is an indication of too low a charge on the battery. When jump-starting, allow the battery to be attached to the jumper cables for about …5 minutes before trying to crank the engine. If that fails, check for loose battery cables at the battery, ground, or starter. If all connections are good, then the battery is too far gone and must be replaced. Note: You need to find out why the battery discharged - did you leave the lights on? is the alternator bad?.
Your Jeep probably won't jump start because the battery is notstrong enough to hold a charge anymore. You will need to replacethe battery. . +++ . You will need to replace t…he battery if it won't hold a charge,but given a suitable source vehicle it should still be possible tojump start (NB 'jump' electrically, not tow-start) any car evenwith a fully flat battery.
You either have corroded battery terminals (where cables hook on battery)or a bad alternator ...Autozone willtest for free
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Because there is insufficient energy to the starter and/or ignition system. Possible reasons: . That typically occurs when the battery is not fully charged or incapable of… holding a full charge. . A faulty battery can cause the problem; if one or more of the battery cells are incapable of holding a charge, you could experience what you describe. . A weak or faulty alternator could result in a partially charged battery. . Poor battery connections or starter connection could result in insufficient electrical energy reaching the starter motor. . It's also possible that a faulty starter motor is drawing too much current.
. your starter is fried-your flywheel may have teeth missing.. Another Opinion . I can see where the above comment would apply to the jump-start situation. But the flywhee…l and the starter are not involved in starting during a push-start. When a car is push-started, and the ignition key is ON and the transmission is in gear with the clutch engaged, when clutch is released, the motion of the wheels make the transmission turn, which in turn makes the crankshaft, camshaft and all the compnents necessary to provide the spark that ignites the fuel so the engine can continue to run. If this is not happening, I would srongly suspect a burnt fuse or a bad ignition switch or wire.
From your question, I assume the car will not start on the new battery alone, but will start if you add a "jump" to it. The bushings inside the starter may be worn and the sta…rter is dragging and not spinning fast enough to start the engine unless it has that extra "jump". Remove the starter and inspect it - sometimes grime and grit will get inside and prevent enough power to get to the armature to make it spin fast enough, Also test the starter by clamping the positive jumper cable on the post where the battery cable attaches and the negative on the "ear" of the starter where the bolts go through that attach it to the engine. Before you attach the negative cable, make sure the starter is secure because it will "recoil". If the starter spins easily, the problem lies elsewhere. If it is hard to spin, the bushings are worn or it may have a lot of dirt and grime inside. If you hear a definite metal-on-metal grinding noise, the bushings are badly worn.
It may be because the battery is still dead. Once the car is started with a jump, you need to let the car run for a while so the alternator charges the battery, or it is just …going to need to be jupped again and again and again. if your engine won't start after doing the above, it may because there is some other problem. Some possibilities are a bad battery, a fault with the starter motor or the solenoid or the wiring to them, a problem with the the ignition circuit, or the car's ECU (Engine Control Unit) has a fault. For more information and advice see the answers to the Related Questions shown below.
needs new battery or starter drawing too much current
If my car won't start and the lights are not coming on but it can be jumped off what may be my problem?
The battery is dieing down and you should go and get a new battery or get your battery charged
Why won't my car won't start the light won't turn on even when you jump start it what could be wrong?
Be sure and check the Negative battery cable connections where it connects to the frame or engine block of your vehicle. I have had this problem before and the cable was loose… at the engine block. Also the Positive cable could be shorted to ground and jumping will not help.
It can be multiple things it could be the batter it could be your ignition many things can be causing it can you tell me if it tries to turn over or what it does when you try …if your dome lights or head lights are very dim its your battery if it starts when jumping it most likely your battery.
if it won't do anything check your connections making sure black to negative and red to positive. if you have the headlights on and they don't dim when you try to start it, it…'s most likely the starter. Also, if the battery in the vehicle is completely dead and won't take a charge anymore, it won't start with a jump.
well sometimes from some experience iv'e had it can blow the engine as in the car stops working or the battery is dead and you need a new one or could possibly mean that the e…nergy from the other battery someone let you used was a way different battery then yours and sometimes that can cause your car to stop working.......................hope that helped :)
You more than likely need a new battery. Remove the battery and have it tested at you local auto parts store or Walmart.
Many meanings for that, more info needed to narrow it down.