I have tested the battery and it is okay. The issue is that when I turn the key I get no electrical response. We used the car last Thanksgiving. Does the car shut down something else when it is idle for so long? What should I check?

  • When you say you tested the battery, what was the voltage? Jul 25 '15 at 2:27
  • It would be helpful to know how you tested the battery. A malfunctioning battery could show enough voltage until you turn the key and put a load on it. Jul 25 '15 at 18:27

I would take the clamps off of the battery posts, clean them, then re-cinch them down. I would bet one or both of them has lost connectivity either through some light oxidation or whatever. If you aren't getting any connection and no power to any part of the car, there has to be an issue with getting power to those bits and pieces.

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