THE BATTERY IS DEAD

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1995 Toyota Celica
  • 200,000 miles

The battery is dead. I jump the car of and it purrs like a kitten, but as soon as I shut the hood, it stalls. It seems that as soon as the metal of the hood makes contact with the clasp that locks it in place, the engine stalls. When I run the jumper cords, it starts back up and only stalls when I shut the hood before driving off.

Sunday, December 30th, 2012 AT 8:03 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,556 posts

Thats because the alternator is not charging the battery. Have it checked to confirm

Roy

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Sunday, December 30th, 2012 AT 8:05 PM

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