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No power at all

I backed into something and immediately after that, I have no power at all to the car. It's just dead. Any ideas?

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  • mgoodbrod May 28, 2009

    Thank you, but I didn't hit the exhaust at all. The license plate, bumper, taillight and top of the trunk. There is absolutely no power at all, like if you unplug a lamp. I don't get it.



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It's sounds like you may have damaged the exhaust system. If you bent part of the exhaust such that it has become closed off, it will greatly restrict engine power. I would take it to an exhaust shop, they may be able to repair just the piece that got damaged.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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    Dave C May 29, 2009

    Ok, I think I misunderstood you. Does the engine even turn over or crank when you turn the key to the start position?



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