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Car jumps but dies when lights turn on

My 2004 nissan sentra has a new battery, the car jumps, gives me 14 volts at the battery terminals then it dies when i turn on the lights

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The lights wires are making short circuit with other wires, follow the lights wires, u will get the fault

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Well..14v at terminals is float voltage..the lights will drain into the reserve..sounds like your battery needs a nice long deep charging session..try that first..

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    A Womans Computer Man Oct 28, 2008

    new batteries are well known for having a float charge. depends on how long they sit in a hot or cold warehouse, of course. ..what their deep charge condition is..

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    A Womans Computer Man Oct 28, 2008

    lights pull a ton of juice, so if this is the case, then your battery is not running with a full charge condition.

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