Another reason as to why your car might not start after having a new battery installed is due to faulty fuses and ignition switches. If the battery and the alternator are working correctly, then you might want to check for a blown fuse or a faulty ignition switch.
- Do I need to run my car after installing a new battery?
- Why is my brand new car battery dead?
- How do you tell if its your starter or your battery?
- When I turn the key nothing happens no click?
- How long should I run my car to charge the battery?
- How long should you let your car run after the battery dies?
Do I need to run my car after installing a new battery?
It won't be fully charged, but it will be enough to start your car for the next time. No short trips (<10 minutes) for a few starts. Usually, however, the battery is fully charged when you buy it. ... There is no need to run your car after installing a new battery.
Why is my brand new car battery dead?
Some of the most common reasons for a car battery to die repeatedly include loose or corroded battery connections, persistent electrical drains, charging problems, constantly demanding more power than the alternator can provide, and even extreme weather.
How do you tell if its your starter or your battery?
When you attempt to start the car, there is a low whining sound. If jump starting gets your engine started and running, but the car will not start again once you turn it off, the battery is probably the problem.
When I turn the key nothing happens no click?
If nothing happens when you turn the ignition key to the "Start" position, it means that the starter motor doesn't turn over the engine. Most commonly this could be caused by a dead battery; here is How to check the battery. ... The ignition switch could be bad - it's a common problem.
How long should I run my car to charge the battery?
The general consensus is you have to drive the car at least 30 minutes to put any meaningful charge on it. This is not to say that driving for 30 minutes will fully re-charge your battery.
How long should you let your car run after the battery dies?
If your car does start, let it run for a few minutes to help charge the battery further. Unhook the clamps in the reverse order of how you put them on. Be sure to drive your car for about 30 minutes before stopping again so the battery can continue to charge. Otherwise, you might need another jump start.