Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Dodge w150 windsheild leaks water in heavy rain.while driving,the headlights, dashlights, rear lights and I'm assuming the ignition went out.it drove to my destination but when I shut it off and tried to start up again it won't click or turn over.plow arm and dump bed still have power.it has a new battery, starter, alternator, and ignition coil.i have it under a tarp and wiped the water away from the window inside and out.can anyone tell me if this thing has any chance of working again once it dries up?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 1,249 Answers

Maybe. You should get a new windshield or at least have that one repaired by a glass shop. They can come to you. Once the windshield is repaired, let everything dry out real good and hope for the best.

Posted on Dec 07, 2014

  • Benjamin Grimm Dec 09, 2014

    Thanks for the input.i haven't repaired the seal yet but I've been keeping a tarp over it.i used a shop vac and a cheap blow dryer to dry everything inside the cab as best as I could.i replaced all fuses in fuse box and it still didn't work (most were shot) still nothing.i found a blown 40 amp fuse under the hood on the main power line connecting to the battery.replaced it and everything that was out came right back on so now all I gotta do is fix the window itself.thanks again

×

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
motor1258
  • 6674 Answers

SOURCE: 1996 Chevy 1500 will not start...

First thing I'd do is check all ground sources/straps for good clean contact at all points, especially from block or frame to firewall area, then check all fuses in panel at drivers side end of dash or wherever located on your particular vehicle, then check all fuses etc, in power distribution box under the hood, for blown or corroded contacts.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

csmock132
  • 4669 Answers

SOURCE: I was driving my 2000 dodge caravan 3.0 and the

Have you tried turning the engine over with a socket on the crank bolt.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

  • 1779 Answers

SOURCE: chyrsler grand voyager wont start just clicks HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What do you mean by bump started? The lights and radio can work, but the battery may be too weak to crank the engine over. The best thing to do would be to drive it to a parts store, where most offer free check of battery and charging system (if you can drive it. If not, 1st remove battery and bring in for testing). The click you hear is classic low battery symptom, although it can be other things. So, 1st get the free test, and post results back here. How old is the battery? (and answer 2 questions!) Thanks

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

  • 1015 Answers

SOURCE: 91 toyota camry problem ignition switch problem?

If you can pull the key out of the ignition while it is running then the key is probably worn out. If you have a spare key use it or have a new key cut. As far as the fuse box not having any power look for a main fuse that comes off the battery to the fuse box. There has to be a main fuse blown,fusible link burned out, or a loose wire somewhere. You really should not try to "ghetto rig" starting the car or you can short out components all the vehicle.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

Testimonial: "i know but i had to get the car out my friends driveway..lol"

csmock132
  • 4669 Answers

SOURCE: 95 F250 not starting

You said you tightened the battery cables, did you check the other end of the negative where it bolts to the engine. When you tightened the cables you also used a battery brush and cleaned the posts and ends?

Posted on Mar 27, 2010

Testimonial: "thank you"

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

MY 2006 HHR HAS A WET PASSENGER SIDE LEAK ONLY IN HEAVY RAIN


Check all weep holes for clogs below the windshield, it sounds like it may be coming from the fresh air intake. During the heavy rain, it will fill up with water if the weep holes are clogged.

May 20, 2014 | 2006 Chevrolet HHR

1 Answer

Leaking headlights


I assume it's from rain. There should be a gasket around the headlights could be dry or maybe screws need to be tightened. I believe you will need to go from the inside to ck this. JUST OPEN THE HOOD TO CK LIGHTS AND MAYBE TAKE THEM OUT AND DRY THEM AND TIGHTEN THE LIGHTS FIRMLY BUT NOT TO TIGHT OR YOU WILL BREAK THE PLASTIC COVER.

Sep 03, 2010 | 2003 Dodge Intrepid

1 Answer

1993 honda accord ex drove in rain, belt squeeled under hood and dash lights { ie.. no idiot lights} went out and car stalled but stayed on now no spark no lights, radio still works but no clock either...


you have gotten water on a 2" x 2" circuit board box in the trunk drivers side near your rear taillights. this has to be replaced. it is only available at dealer. email me back if this fixes it. drewshouse62@yahoo.com. i had the same problem on my 98 accord.

Jan 23, 2010 | 1993 Honda Accord

1 Answer

1993 honda accord ex drove in rain belt squeeled


Sounds like maybe the ECU had taken in some water. Is your ECM located behind the engine on the firewall? There are two large fuses located on the passenger side wheel well in the engine bay. They are two large (2" plastic covers) over them.

Jan 23, 2010 | 1993 Honda Accord

1 Answer

No gauges, most idiot lights displayed, water leaking in on drive


There'a s a rainwater collecting vessel just above the back of your dash board instruments where the wires and connectors are. The vessel might be already corroded and leaking. The leaking water short circuited your connections. Check all the fuses and look for the source of leak then fix it.

May 29, 2009 | 2003 Oldsmobile Alero

2 Answers

No dashlights and no running lights in the rear


The main switch is bad that turns on all of the lights. New a new switch.

Jan 31, 2009 | 1997 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

My headlights went off while driving in 94 Caravan


Sounds like the headlight switch is bad. Is it on the dash or on the steering column?

Dec 11, 2008 | 1994 Dodge Caravan

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

23 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76109 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...