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My car is completly dead

My car just died after stopping at the gas station. there is a clicking noise coming from both the car starter module box and the fuse box on the inside of the car. I do not have power door locks or windows but when you open the drivers back door it sets off a fast click in the fuse panel. the battery has power and so does the main disturbution box under the hood, but for some reason the rest of the car doesn't.

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  • nuffsed Dec 05, 2008

    my car died at a light today. i restarted it and it cranked up fine but then it died a few miles down the road. tried to jump it, it cranked. i took off the cables,put it in drive and it died again.pushed it to my house. inside light was dim but on but thats the only ight. i cleaned all the crud off the battery terminals and everything came back on..lights radio headlights..so i tried to crank it but it just clicked repeatedly. so i tried to jump it and it just clicked repeatedly. click click click...what do you think it is? im hoping its not the alternator because it seems that the alt is under the engine almost. its behind the right wheel well but on the engine. im hoping i can resolve this myself so i can still have a descent xmas for my wife and son ya know?

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It sounds like you dont have enough power. like the battery is low try a jump start. then check alt when running volts should be 13.to 14. if lower replace the alt. good luck.

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