Car Starting Problems
Why can you turn the key all the way and not even crank and still have full battery life?
Asked in Car Batteries, Jeep
What causes 2004 jeep to not crank eventhough it still has full battery?
start back at the battery, are the leads corroded? is there a clicking noise when the starter is engaged but the starter wont turn? are the leads from the battery to the starter in good condition. Usually any sign of a white powder around the battery or a lot of dirt is a sign of needing attention. The clicking could be a starter relay aor the starter itself needing replacement.
Asked in Car Starting Problems, Fuel and Fuel Intake, Mercedes-Benz 300-Series, Fuel Economy and Mileage
If the car doesn't crank over when it has a full tank of gas what could be the problem?
Asked in MP3 Players Audio and Sound Systems
What to do whe you have charged your mp3 player up overnight but it still doesnt have a full battery?
Asked in Car Batteries
Why does my blackberry just switch off as though it has run out of battery even though the battery is full?
Asked in Chevy El Camino
How do you trouble shoot why a1972 El Camino wont crank even though the accessories work when the ignition is in the start positionorg?
First of all the battery needs to be tested and/or charged to full capacity. Your local auto parts store will do that for you. If the battery checks good and all connections are clean and tight, the small purple wire attached to the small "S" terminal on the starter solenoid should have battery power when the key is held in the crank position. If you have power there, I would suspect a starter/solenoid problem. If you don't have power at the "S" terminal when the key is held on the crank position, I would suspect the neutral safety switch or the ignition switch or related wiring could at fault.
If your car wont start can you still run a compression test on it?
Compression Testing Yes, IF your battery can "crank" [turn the engine over] then a compression test can be accomplished even though the engine will not start and run. You need to remove all of the spark plugs to reduce the "drag" caused by all of the other cylinders not under test. Attach the compression tester to one cylinder at a time, and then crank the engine for a few seconds. Read and write down the reading, and then move to the next cylinder until you've check them all. If your battery is low, you may not get full readings, but for comparing cylinder readings, the ratios will be about the same.
Asked in Car Starting Problems, Car Batteries
Why does your battery show full charge even though starter drags and will not start?
A battery can show full charge but it also needs the right amount of amps to turn your car over. Even if your battery is at full charge and putting out all the amps it needs you could still have excessive resistance in your starting electrical system. If your entire starting electrical system is good than you could have mechanical problems in your engine that are making the engine much harder than normal to turn. It could also be that the bushings on the starter are worn, causing the starter to drag and not spin fast enough to start the engine.
Asked in Buick LeSabre
What is possibley wrong i have a 1989 buick lesabre and just changed the cam angle sensor but i still have no spark or spray from injectors even tho' i have full pressure to the rail what is it?
Asked in Computer Hardware, Laptops, iPod Touch, Batteries
How can you prevent a laptop from dying on a full charge?
Asked in Alternators, Car Batteries, Air-Cooled VW
What would cause the battery to uncharge after 5 minutes on a VW Beetle?
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Miscellaneous Vehicles
Why are your gauge lights flickering when you start the car?
Asked in iPod, iPod Touch
How long do you charge a iPod touch?
Asked in Car Batteries, Buick Regal
91 regal won't start in -2 weather battery is full charge car does nothing?
Asked in Cell Biology (cytology)
Is it bad for your cell phone if plug it in while it still has a mostly full battery?
Asked in Batteries
How do you know when your laptop battery is full charge?
Asked in Computers
Should you leave a laptop computer unpluggrd except to recharge?
No. Leave it plugged in. Each discharge and recharge of the battery is a cycle and will reduce the efficacy of the battery. The battery will still age and reduce but a good computer will keep it trickle charged when it is at full capacity preserving or extending its life a bit vs full discharge and recharge every day.