What happens if you connected the battery up wrong when giving a jump?
Any one or more of the following:
-battery explosion (and resulting damage possibly including permanent injury)
-damaged alternator or AC compressor
-damaged electronics including such things as radio, engine computer, body computer, gages, ignition module, transmission computer, antitheft computer, door latches, airbags, etc.
Connected the house battery in a motor home wrong connected the positive and negative to the positive termimal and the ground to the negative Did I ruin the battery?
What happens IF the wires from a battery charger are put the wrong way round onto battery terminals and left to charge?
Installed new battery in 97 sunfire and now headlights dont work all dash gauges stay on tach doesnt come on radio off...Fuses are fine and battery connections are good What is wrong?
If your car will not start intermittently and nothing turns over and there is no starter click but the battery and alternator are good what could be wrong?
I changed the starter and voltage regulator in my ford f150 but when i turned it on it won't stop trying to turn over and I had to pull battery cable any ideas?
Why is it important to connect the positive lead of the ammeter to the positive side of the battery?
As long as the charger is connected to its power source it will take a small amount of power from that source (even if the phone is not connected to it), regardless of whether it is an AC "wall wart" charger or a cigarette lighter charger (although normally turning the car ignition off turns the cigarette lighter outlet off, so if it drains the car battery the car ignition switch may have a problem). If…
What happens if dead battery was installed in a car black to red and red to black then it was jumped started why now with a new battery installed red to red and black to black there is no power at all?
Installed new battery into BMW1200LT yr2000 and starter runs in any key position as you connect negative terminal Lights not working engine runs fine with key on turn engine off and starter resumes?
I would guess you either have a faulty solenoid or you have the positive connected to the wrong side of it. the wiring for the lights and other accessories is usually connected to one side of the solenoid .Likely your bike sat in storage and the battery went bad or, you put off buying a battery and keep nursing it along. . Then u tried to start it with a weak or bad battery. The…
"If you connected the battery in reverse that will certainly fry the alternator and cause damage to any other polarity sensitive components as well. The alternator is NOT suposed to spark, it charges by by generating alternating current which is converted to direct current through a diode pack known as the rectifier, and the voltage is regulated by some more electronic wizardry called (amazingly enough) a regulator. Normally when alternators go wrong the charging warning…
What is wrong if on a 1997 Inifity QX4 when you try to start it nothing happens not even a turn of the starter?
You didn't say which meaning of this word you want to use. Battery can mean an energy storage device. My car battery died, so I was late to work. Battery can mean the act of striking someone with the intent to harm them. He was arrested for assault and battery. A battery can also be a military protective construction. We walked along the walls of the old fort battery. My car would not start this…
While driving your 1998 expedition the battery light came on then the radio and gauges stopped working you parked it and the battery is now dead Is this a problem with the alternator or the battery?
once a car starts the bttery is not more necessary to run the car . the generator takes over. in this case i think the regulator failed and the battry since is connected died also. Rocky_B - See my entry here for more things you might want to check: What could be wrong if the battery light stays on and the battery still runs down on a 1996 windstar after installing a new battery and…