HYUNDAI 1998 HATCH IVE JUMP STARTED THE CAR AND...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Hyundai Excel
  • 200,000 miles

Hyundai 1998 Hatch, Ive jump started the car and had the car idleing for over 1-2hrs, I than tried to turn the head lights on and no electrics were working while the car was still idle, I than turned off the car and tried to start it again, no crank at all, flat dead, any ideas? Ty

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 AT 4:16 AM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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  • 29,806 posts

Idling will not charge the battery to a full charge in such a short time, you will have to get the battery bench charged first and then check the alternator out put voltage and get the battery load tested for internal shorting.

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Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 AT 4:25 AM

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