WHAT MAY BE PROBLEM ?

  • Tiny
  • Redbar-99
  • 1998 HYUNDAI ACCENT
  • 162,000 MILES

I have a 1998 hyndai Accent. Yesterday, It shut down While driving. Would not start battery dead. Had car towed home. I charged charged the battery. I started the car. I removed the positive cable on battery. I thought it might be Altenator but car not cut off. What would it be do not wont a nother tow charge. Can you help. Jeff

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Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 AT 4:08 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Removing the cable does not test the alternator and in some cases damages the alternator. Use a voltmeter with the motor running and give us the voltage readings.

Roy

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Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 AT 4:18 PM

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