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Electrical car was jumped several times for days and days. no problems, finally had battery replaced and terminals, right after battery dumby light comes on and 20 min later the car went crazy and died out, dash lights faded , car spuddered, lights went out, i mean it just died !!!! had to jump it with a brand new battery to run only for 20 seconds before it went crazy again and just died. what happened? did they hook something up wrong or cross wires when installing new terminals?

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With the computers and complicated circuitry in newer model cars, jumping is not a good idea. Not only can you cause damage to your battery and fuses but you can fry entire electrical systems. Try checking fuses first. Then relays and wires. If your lucky, it didn't fry the computer.

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Try replacing the alternator.

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