Mechanics

1 WHY DOES MY CAR ONLY START WHEN THE HOOD IS OPEN? 2 WHY DOES MY HEAD UNIT KEEP CUTTIN OFF AND ON?

2003 Chevrolet Cavalier • 113,000 miles

Plz help! When I try to start my cavalier nothin happens, then I pop the hood and it starts. Then when it's on the beep that tells you your door ajar stays on even when the doors are closed (checks all 4 doors) and my head unit stereo cuts on and off every 2 seconds. None of my fuses are blown. What is goin on with my car? Thanks
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Leelanebarakaquanqueen
August 27, 2012.




Do you have an alarm system? If so, what kind

ASEMaster6371
Aug 27, 2012.
No alarm

I have an amp and subs tho
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None of this makes sense with the hood open unless there is a bad connection at the battery.
There should be no connection to the stereo system.

Did this start when the stereo was installed?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Aug 27, 2012.
No the stereo was installed in o9. And I bought an "optima" battery last year.
It has side and top terminals and I do notice a little bit of white on the negative (black) one
The car jus started actin wierd last week.


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