LEXUS NEW BATTERY NO POWER?

  • Tiny
  • armando123456
  • 2001 Lexus IS 300
  • 125 miles

My battery was low, when I turned the key car still had power just not enough to start, it was a old battery so I bought a new one just after a few minutes of checking the old battery, now I connected the new battery and its charged but when I turn the key I have no power no lights nothing. Whats wrong? It at least turned the dash lights with old battery

Sunday, October 14th, 2012 AT 8:50 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Check your cable connections for clean solid connections

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Sunday, October 14th, 2012 AT 8:52 PM
  • Tiny
  • armando123456
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I check them, there ok they have electrical current, cleaned the conectors, car had power and worked all day before old battery went low, all I did was disconnect old one connect new one. I check fuses there ok, still no power, what else can it be?

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 AT 1:40 AM
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Did you cross the cables installing the battery?

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 AT 1:42 AM
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  • armando123456
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No, battery has power, positve to positve negative to negative, I just dont have power nothing comes on, no noise nothing.

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 AT 1:45 AM
  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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I THINK HE WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU ACCIDENTALLY CROSSED THEM (EVEN FOR A SPLIT SECOND)

IF YOU ATTEMPTED A "JUMP START"--DID SOMETHING POSSIBLY GET CROSSED UP---OR ARCED?

WITHOUT SUPER ACCURATE INFO ASEMaster6371 MIGHT GUESS FOR THE NEXT 3 DAYS

RIGHT NOW LOOKS LIKE HE MAY HAVE SOMETHING TO GO ON. DEPENDING ON YOUR ANSWER

THE MEDIC

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 AT 2:44 AM
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  • armando123456
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Oh ok, no, I did not, I made sure I connected it right, I have not tried to jump start it since the battery is new, I know its hard to understand but I am giving you all the info, my car is just sittin now havnt tried nothn else, all I know, my old battery gave me power at least to my accesories, ect, disconected the old one put a new one in and bam no power, thats where im at. Im stumped. Thanks for all the info guys

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Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 1:15 AM
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  • CJ MEDEVAC
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TIME TO GET SERIOUS!

LOOK AT "ALL" OF YOUR FUSES

MR. STARTER COULD BE BAD

TURN YOUR HIGH BEAMS ON---ATTEMPT A START----DO THE LIGHTS DIM TO NOTHING?

BEST PART HERE---READ MY ANSWER IN THIS LINK

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1996-chevrolet-tahoe-wont-start-sounds-dead-battery-jumpbox-get-same-reults

KEEP US POSTED

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Friday, October 19th, 2012 AT 4:49 AM
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  • armando123456
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I will try to check all fuses and go threw all connections tomorrow as im off, didnt try the high beam thing because I have zero electrical power lights wont dim because they wont even turn on. Basically is acting like I have no battery connected at all. Thanks for the advise

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Friday, October 19th, 2012 AT 5:30 AM

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