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Car gets no electrical power at all...won't start or take a jump.

I was driving...and the power just cut off ...the car won't take a jump, turn over, or the lights and power accessorys won't works...i heard a pop when it cut off and was driving down a bumpy road...its possible a fuse or relay poppped but i don't have the owners manual to know what fuse goes where ...any answers

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Check the fusable link at the starter solenoid by pulling on each on, if it fill rubbery and streches then it is bad. Check for voltage at starter to ground also. If you have power to your starter then I would suspect a fusable link. also next circuit to test woud be from switch to smal terminal on solenoid. You should get power when key is in start position. Hope this helps you

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    I assume of course you've checked your battery. If everything else checks out I would suspect a bad switch.

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