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Cant get power from batt when turn the key

With charged batt my car cluster lights cut off no lights no horn when i try to start

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A possible problem, a bad electrical connection, I would remove and clean the battery earth connection to the chassis and the chassis to body. If you connect a volt meter to the battery earth terminal and an earth terminal on the body, then the engine and try to start, you should not get a reading, if you do then there is a bad connection. It is strange connecting the meter across two earths, but if there is a bad connection, power finds the easiest path, which is the meter and it will give a reading, max reading acceptable 0.5 volts

Posted on Jan 01, 2014

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    Nathaniel Caldwell Jan 03, 2014

    just a simple clean up 0n cables and car started but cluster lights are still off with engine control light on

  • Chris Howarth Jan 03, 2014

    Check the fuses, with a high resistance connection it could have popped the cluster fuse, and the management light has come on because it has recognised the fault. You may have to have the light put out by a scanner.

  • Nathaniel Caldwell
    Nathaniel Caldwell Jan 04, 2014

    the cluster lights blinks on and off somtimes

  • Chris Howarth Jan 04, 2014

    Is this when the engine os running?



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