Normally when you replace the battery you disconnnect the computer and it should clear any codes stored. (The codes are what turn the check engine light on.) More than likely the cause of the light coming on is due to a vacuum line that was pulled loose when installing the battery. I had the same thing happen and it was caused by a vacuum line going to the cruise control. As soon as the line was reconnnected the light went off. You may want to have the codes checked by a reliable source such as Car Quest or any good mechanic if you can not find the problem. Autozone does the code check for free!
Yes, it's possible, but unlikely
Check for a weak or dead battery Check for loose or corroded battery cables Could be a seized engine Could be a bad starter or bad starter solenoid
the battery could have a dead cell, this could cause it to not charge. Have the battery tested to be sure.
It could be the alternator or an electrical issue
The starter could be bad. Or the battery. The starter could be bad. Or the battery.
The battery has a dead cell or short and needs replacing.
More than likely the battery has a dead cell and needs replacing. It can also be something is on pulling power from the battery.
take it to a shop
Changing your cell phone battery is a rare event, and you should look at a few critical points before changing your cell phone battery:Does it charge? A battery needs replacing if it does not charge.If it does charge, how long does it last? A battery needs replacing if the charge does not last as long as it should for your phone.Is the battery corroded or damaged in any way? A batter needs replacing if any part of the battery is corroded or damaged in any way, which could be potentially dangerous when using it.
could be an excessive parasytic load due to either a hidden accessoryShould not exceed .07 ampsbeing left on i.e. trunk light, glove box lightCould be a bad voltage regulator - not opening on shut down Could be a bad alternator not charging battery properlyCheck with a voltmeter - should be around 12.8 without engine running and 13.8-14.2 with engine running
It could mean weak batteries. If it gets better on starting and rev the engine, it is the battery otherwise it could be your alternator.
If your 1997 Mercury Tracer has a battery light that blinks on and off while the car is running, it most likely means that the battery is not charging. This could be an issue with your alternator.
it could of been a short in the wiring in the engine compartment or you had a fuel leak and it got into wires or the ignition system
It should restart normally after replacing the battery. If not, it could be a security mode the car has entered. You should question a ford dealership about it.
You could have either the 4.0 liter SOHC - V6 engine or the 5.0 liter OHV - V8 engine
The are a few reasons why a vehicle could make a clanking noise upon cranking. The oil level could be low. A hydraulic lifter could be stuck causing the engine to flood. The spark plug wires could be crossed. It could even been a weak battery.
It means that there is something wrong with the engine and not the battery
Could be due to a flat battery.
Check your thermostat. Looks like it is stuck open and needs replacing. That could be why your engine is running cold. Atleast its not stuck in the closed position.
Could be, (assuming the starter is not cranking the engine) a bad starter, dirty or loose battery connections, the engine is seized.
Only the computer can tell what made your check engine light come on. It could be your battery. If your battery is bad, replace it and see if that solves the problem. If it does not, then you will have to connect your car to the computer and find out why the check engine light came on.
If the engine is cranking over fast(starter and battery ok) and it just won't start, it could be alot of things If the engine is cranking slowly, it could be the starter, the battery, or the alternator(not charging the battery) check your cables from the battery to the engine and the body... good luck d
changed battery engine light stays on
Yes, because a bad coil will not allow the engine to run. But if the engine is running then the coil has nothing to do with the alternator charging the battery.