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My 02 Mazda melinia has been sitting for a couple months.... It needs an new alternator so I charged the battery so I could drive it to shop. When I hooked the battery up nothing works on the car except the headlights and they will not turn off unless the battery is disconnected. What could this mean? How do I fix it? Car will not even go into neutral so I can get on trailer. Any suggestions?

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Check to see if mice chewed up cables and rats nests or corroded wires. This would cause a ground, and happened in my car before. Check to make sure your PCM is getting constant voltage and enough amps. check your fuses and relays. Change your gas for sure, you probly still have winterblend gas in there.

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