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Did you check the voltage at the battery when this is going on? If not, pull out a multi-meter and see what the voltage is at the battery. It should read somewhere between 13-14vdc. Do this directly at your battery posts and not off on some other ground/power source. If your charging looks good, the issue, I think would point at the gauge being the issue. It ...


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Yes, something else happened which explains why the truck doesn't work. The truck didn't crank because the ALT-A (80-AMP) fuse tripped. I replaced the 80-AMP fuse as well as other fuses that also blew. After replacing the fuses, the truck cranked, the interior lights burned, the radio played, and the windows rolled. Cross connecting battery cables to a ...


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IMHO, O2 sensor can't cause damage. If signal is faulty - ECU must be working in safe mode. That is why your check engine lamp was light on. But if you have bad high voltage wires (plugs - coil) then high voltage jumps through any weak points and can damage and even solder parts. It also can damage ECU and its electronic parts like condensers. I suggest ...


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This sounds like an alternator problem to me. If you have the means, pull the alternator and take to an AutoZone, Pep Boys, or the like. They will test it for free for you. The reason I suggest an alternator, is this is typical behavior when the alternator is dieing, where your electrical components start shutting off as you are going along. Also, if the ...


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When testing your battery, you must check the voltage across the actual battery posts. The posts are the lead posts coming out of the casing of the battery. Do not measure using the leads coming off of the battery. If, using the posts, your voltage is below 12.+ volts, and you have a known good voltmeter then you have a defective battery. If the voltage is ...


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It sounds like your sub-woofer has put a constant drain on the battery and is using up all the power. If you didn't do it, you should have hooked it up through switched power and run the power through the appropriate sized relay switch. This will ensure you don't get a current drain when the vehicle is off. If you did do that, it still sounds like you have ...


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The following was suggested by someone else on another website and worked for me!! After being towed several times, now I just pull the relay out and plug it back in. Takes only a minute or two and I have done it about 10 times now. When the vehicle doesn't start, I simply go to the fuse panel under the steering wheel and remove the relay labeled ...


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Disconnect the sender unit and check the continuity with an ohm meter. If if measures open circuit the sender is faulty and should be replaced.


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There will be a sensor switch in the door jam, check that it can move freely and lubricate it if necessary. Also check its wiring for chaffed insulation or a corroded connector


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For a start your starter motor is the cylindrical thing to the right of #9 in this picture I'd check it has a good connection to ground (is the resistance between the - negative terminal of battery to the outer steel of the starter lots less than 1?) Whip the seat off and check the starter relay and see if theres any corrosion and it's nice and tight. ...


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Is the rotor on this alternator a permanent magnet or is it a coil? If its a coil it will need an excitation current for the alternator to work.


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It turns out I had 2 fuses that were burnt out. Some ignition one and the alternator fuse under the hood. I'm hoping they were blown when the car was initially jumped and there is no other underlying cause. Thank you for your responses they were very helpful.


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There are several reasons why a car would not even attempt to start. A few to try first... Flat battery - you have tested this, so we can assume it's ok. Loose/poor connection to the battery - this would result in no power to anything, so I'm guessing this isn't the problem as you have some power Immobiliser - If you have one fitted, this might have got ...


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If the battery is fine, then you may have a fuse issue, which headlights not turning on at all would be a strong indication of (those are incandescent/halogen types, so they put out some kind of light down to scary low voltage and amperage). Check fuses for the components not working and replace any blown ones with the proper rated fuse, which is usually ...


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no it is the relay switch remove it and put back in it is located on the fuse box under the hood fixed my problem hope this helps


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I'm thinking, from your description, that the problem is the blinker relay, not a fuse. The lights themselves should go through the tail lamp fuse. The relay is what gives the characteristic ticking sound. The emergency flashers usually run off of a separate blinker relay, but may be the same thing. If so, you can use it to test between the two. These relays ...


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Assuming you connected the positive terminals and negative terminals together on the jump, there shouldn't have been any harm done to the bike's electrical system or battery. Take the battery to an auto parts store and have them test it. If the battery fails their test, replace the battery. Next, check the main fuse, usually on the same cable as the ...



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