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The car has no power after i found a ground wire

I got a 2001 kia rio and the car wouldnt start all the way it made a putt putt sound as if it was out of gas. Someone tried to jump it and a ground wire burnt, i knew it did not need a jump the battery was three weeks old and now the car has no power after i found a ground wire was severed

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You will need to reconnect the earth wire and check the battery earth connection to the car body, most likely if the car has been arched out then you will have blown a relay, or fuse. does the car try to turn over or are you getting nothing?

If nothing then you need to check all wires from the battery, ensure none have melted to each other.

the putt sound is either lack of or to much air, so check the air pipes for leaks,rips etc.

get back to me after you have looked at these and I will give you a few alternatives.

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Dan

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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