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1998 Chevy Monte Carlo - Doesn't start. Replaced the alternator

Replaced alternator, started right up, then turned it off after driving it for 5 minutes and wouldn't start. No lights, no clicking, no radio, nothing. Battery is a few years old.

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Start the car then remove the negative battery cable if the car still runs them your alternator is working properly and you need a battery. I have also gotten bad rebuilt alternators from on several occasions for this type of car and had to put on new AC delco ones but they are a little more expensive.

Posted on Dec 14, 2013

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SOURCE: Jump starting a chevy monte carlo 1997

negative any metal part of engine wiggle the cable to have good contact that it cheers pierre

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SOURCE: 1998 chevy Cavalier won't start

You could have ran over something when you were driving and acidently ripped off the power cable to the starter. If their is no power to the starter their will be no click when you turn the key.

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The Starter silenoid is probably what the problem is. And the knocking could that be a loose starter? The two problems doesn't seem connected.
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SOURCE: 97 Chevy Monte Carlo won't start, security light is on

disconnect battery for 24 hrs so the computer will reset and if that dont work take it to chevy dealer and have them reset it manually

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SOURCE: 98 monte carlo won't start,

same problem with my beretta. i was told its the alternator. they both have similar engines so im sure thats what it is.

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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