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After installing a new battery car stalled when sat in driver seat, 2-3 times, now no lights, no radio, no wipers, no A/C, and engine will not start.

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Take a volt meter to you battery and make sure you have 12 volts. You wouldn't be the first one to have a bad battery right out of the box. If ok then check your connections very closely at the battery to make sure they are clean and tight. if these are ok then check your connections at the other ends of your battery cables. Make sure your posative is clean and tight on the starter and your ground is clean and tight to the block. Now if all this is good your cables could be corroted inside the casing causing a voltage drop. You would need to replace the cables if this is the case. Good luck!

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