Question about Easy Quick Auto Jumper Recharges Vehicle Battery Without Jumper Cables

1 Answer

What should I check to figure out the reason my batteries are getting drained ?

At noon the truck started and ran just fine, turned it off, then went to start it at 3:00 p.m. and nothing. The batteries have been replaced and so has the altenator.

Posted by on

  • Sherri Belvill
    Sherri Belvill May 14, 2014

    All of a sudden my 2001 Chevy 2500 HD Duramax 6.6 Turbo Diesel, 4 x4, Crew Cab Truck started draining the batteries with the truck turned off. At noon the truck started and ran just fine, turned it off, then went to start it at 3:00 p.m. and nothing. Now everytime I stop I have to disconnect both batteries if I want the truck to be able to start again. The batteries have been replaced and so has the altenator. When the batteries are first connected and the key/ignition is put in the run position the wait to start light comes on, then when wait to start light goes out I start it up no problem. All of the test dummy lights on the on the dash come on and go off like they are supposed to do. The instrument panel lights work, oil gauge works, speedometer works, the ampmeter works. The motor temp gauge, trans temp gauge, and fuel gauge do not work. When I turn the headlights on bright, the brights work but the bright light indicator light on the dash does not. Sometimes when I am connecting the first battery I think that I hear a click, but I'm not sure where from and I don't know where to check.

  • terry bird May 14, 2014

    you have an open circuit somewhere that is draining the batteries there is a multi plug behind dash check its not wet and all the pins are ok the click you here could be glow plug relay staying open unplug it after you have started truck leave it out when you turn off and see if you still have problem some have a relay that controls a feed relay it may be that hope this helps



1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 25 Answers

It sure sounds like you have a short somewhere, and BTW, good info. Not many people give much info, and without that you are shooting in the dark. The fact that several of your gauges don't work is very telling. Have you had like a hitch or new aux. fuel tank put on recently? Sometimes people don't watch when they install such items and they pinch wires and the problem doesn't show up for a while. As the insulation on the pinched wires sometimes take a while to wear through. Also I hope you are just taking off the negative(black) battery connections. You should always hook the positive first, then the negative. And with the key off you should not get any arcing/crackling sound from the connection when you hook it back up. If you do(which I'll bet you do) it means there is some circuit that is shorted or a relay is closed when it's not supposed to be. It's all about finding out what is hard wired(that means it's not wired through the key switch, it has the potential to be on all the time, but won't draw any current if the insulation in the wiring is ok, and the truck is off). Electrical probs are the worst. good luck.

Posted on May 14, 2014


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

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

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.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


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



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why wont it run?It ran yesterday for a minute until i turned it off.I unhooked neg.battery cable now it wants to start but just tries and pops and backfires thru intake!!!WHY?

Want to help you but can you provide some imfo like year model etc of your car .all cars runs if you have both gas and spark

Feb 15, 2016 | 1997 GMC Suburban

1 Answer

I have a 2000 dodge caravan. It ran fine that morning when I took my husband to work. That after noon I went to pick him up and it wouldn't crank. It starts but won't crank. Please help.

Hi Crystal:
My understanding:
"Crank" means turn over under the power of the starter.
"start" means it starts running
If your vehicle will not "crank" I would think that means you may have a bad battery, terminal, or connection, or ignition switch, or solenoid, or starter.
If your vehicle will not start, I would be thinking that it is cranking but won't run, so I would be looking for a spark (ignition) problem, or a fuel delivery problem.
Hope this helps.

Jan 08, 2016 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2002 chevy trail blazer,ran fine,went to work then at noon it would not start. changed fuel pump,crank sensor,cam sensor,checked compressionand spark at coils,still no start

You threw a lot of parts and money at that thing guessing what MAY be wrong with it. Check any fuses that may be marked start,ign,etc. Do you have spark? The engine size would alos help.

Oct 28, 2013 | 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

1 Answer

Battery drains and idle problems when jumped. 2002 Jeep Liberty

I would look at the fuses and fuseable links, and check the output of the alternator. If you disconnect the battery you can check the battery for a dead cell, and check the major circuits for a draw with everything turned off.

Jul 25, 2012 | Jeep Liberty Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

The car won't start after being turned off for a while. We replaced the battery already and now the new battery went dead. Something is draining the battery down to nothing, but we can't figure out what.

most wiring problems occur at rear of vehicle check for a wire rubbed thru bare on suspension drivers side frame also check wiring around starter and also taillight wiring at back end....if itwent dead siitting there then power drain is on right track it is fine once running alt chargeing proper?

Mar 19, 2011 | 1997 Buick Century

1 Answer

I filled the gas tank up on Sunday and went to get back in and crank it and it wouldn't start. I had to get it jumped off. On Monday it started and ran fine. On Tuesday, I went to start it to go to work...

When your car battery goes dead for no apparent reason, Occasionally something is drawing power that’s not of your doing. This is a parasitic draw, and it can cause the same result as leaving the headlights on. To read more on this type of battery drain please visit my blog

Aug 05, 2010 | GMC Yukon Denali Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

98 dodge avenger es. noone knows what im talking about

Go to a local dodge dealer it may be the only place to get it and they have parts fiche that has drawings of the part to ensure you get the right one.

Apr 02, 2010 | 1998 Dodge Avenger

1 Answer

O2 lincoln ls check engine light & fuel gauge went to empty the next day it wouldny start replaced fuel pump & fuel gauge ran fine drove about 40 miles the next day started it up check engine light...

You have two pumps,I guess you know that ,if you already did one. Did you check fuel pressure at the rail and check out the electronic pressure regulator? What codes are coming up and do they stay set?

Feb 05, 2010 | 2002 Lincoln LS

1 Answer

Battery draining completely within 15 miles of driving

I had the same problem on my NEW Forester, dealer told me to check the litttle switch set far down on the top of the steering column. I had accidently turned it on while cleaning the car. It turns on some tiny lights that are used more in Japan and not easily noticed unless you are looking for them. Sure enough, that is what caused my battery to drain multiple times.

Not sure if it helps but it's worth checking just in case.

Feb 20, 2009 | 2000 Subaru Forester

Not finding what you are looking for?
Easy Quick Auto Jumper Recharges Vehicle Battery Without Jumper Cables Logo

29 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Problem Solvers Vehicle Parts & Accessories Experts

Kathleen Brown
Kathleen Brown

Level 2 Expert

63 Answers

Sam Akber
Sam Akber

Level 3 Expert

987 Answers


Level 3 Expert

20706 Answers

Are you a Problem Solvers Vehicle Part and Accessory Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides