A litany of things could be wrong here.Lets just start with the basics.
Check your connections to the battery terminal: Are they clean and tight?
Are any of your fuses blown?
Is the battery brand new and under warranty? If so, have it and your old battery tested. (many places will do this for free)
If those are all moot points, have a diagnosis run on your car. You can take it to a dealer, and they will do it for about 80 bucks. Or you can jump on eBay or other sites and try and find an ODB diagnosis tool for about 30 bucks and you can use it whenever you want. (they arent as fancy but they do the job)
Ben HawkinsAnswerIf you have changed the battery and the engine cranks but doesn't start, the security system may be doing it's job.
Turn the key to the "RUN" position momentarily, then back to "OFF". Wait 15 minutes and repeat the process... wait 15 more minutes and repeat the process again. After the third cycle of placing the ignition key to the "RUN" position, then to "OFF" and waiting 15 minutes, the car should then start fine ...
1. Turn the ignition key from "OFF" to "RUN", then back to "OFF" 2. Wait 15 minutes
Repeat steps 1 and 2 three times... then try starting the car.
disconnect your battery and touch the cables together then let the car sit with the battery disconnected for 30min
When replacing battery, when servicing some part of the engine, or when the vehicle is not going to be started for over one month.(keeps the radio memory from draining battery)
Replacing battery terminals??? How did you accomplish that. Do you mean you replaced the battery or are you referring to the battery cables? If you replaced the cables are you sure you have them connected correcty and tight. Especially the ground connection. Take a reading with an ohm meter from the neg battery post to the engine or chassis. If the circuit is open, you have a bad connection.
My check engine light came on because the terminals were not connected tightly. no. quite the contrary. if you have a "check engine" light on, disconnecting, or in this case replacing the battery will turn it off. you have a different problem.
Extreme cold puts a greater strain on the battery especially when the engine is cold. The oil in the engine is cold and does not flow as well as it does when it is warm. This requires more torque to turn the engine over and that puts a strain on any battery that is not in tip top shape. You either have a battery that is weak and needs replacing or the battery has too little CCA for the engine. Get the highest Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) rated battery you can get that will fit your car. The more CCA the easier it will be for the battery to start the engine when it is cold.
the battery is a part of the vehicle as is the engine.
It may need replacing or it can be the alternator is overcharging the battery. Have the charging system checked out. The alternator should output from 13.5 to 15.5 volts with the engine running at idle.
Disconnect your battery, and leave it disconnected for at least 24 hours. The battery backup on the computer will die after 24 hours, at that point, the service engine indicator is reset.
If you use the radio without the engine running you will eventually discharge the power from the battery. It should be fine for a couple of hours, If not, your battery may need replacing.
9 times out of 10 replacing the oxygen sensor will do the trick. Or, try disconnecting and reconnecting the battery.
unplug your car battery
There is no battery in a 400 engine.
The engine computer is behind the battery.The engine computer is behind the battery.
The battery is in the Right-Front corner of the engine compartment, under the main fuse block and the cross-bar. It can be a pain to get to and be careful when replacing it. I have included a link to a site that shows pictures of the battery and several other engine compartment pictures. Good Luck
No, a battery charging problem will have something to do with your alternator 90% of the time. The other 9% of the time its the battery itself that can't hold a charge, the other 1% is engine electrical relays.
Disconnect the battery for 5 minutes. Step on brake and try to start vehicle with battery disconnected. Reconnect battery. I stumbled onto this by accident.
On a 2001 Audi A6 the battery is located towards the rear of the engine compartment. If you are replacing it you have to remove the large plastic shield to get to it!On a 2003 it is in the spare tire compartment in the trunk.
The battery cable for sure.
If you do not dissconnect the battery, you will blow the main fuse usaly located in the engine compartmet.
A person can reset the service engine light in a 1998 Tahoe by disconnecting the battery cables for 1 minute. After the battery cables are reconnected, the light should turn itself off.
a weak battery will not cause an engine vibration.
Charge engine from battery? Rephrase your question as it makes no sense.
sometimes when you disconnect the battery for an hour or two,then reconnect the battery it will reset itself good luck.
It is behind the battery.It is behind the battery.