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CAR SMELLS LIKE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT

2006 Scion xA • 115,000 miles

My car wont turn on at all it will not turn the lights on nor anything no noise comes out of it or anything its like it has no battery nor alternator or started it also smells like there is electrical short or something what could this be.
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Sammy42586
April 17, 2012.



The smell is melted wires somewhere. It needs to be thoroughly inspected.

Wrenchtech
Apr 17, 2012.