HELP PLEASE

  • Tiny
  • willrightmyer
  • 2003 Dodge Neon
  • 94,710 miles

My 2003 dodge neon the battery died and I jumped it and then my rpm gauge and my mph gauge went all the way around and stade there what could be the problem. And when the car is started I unhooked the positive cable on the battery it dies plzzz help

Sunday, August 19th, 2012 AT 3:08 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 30,490 posts

Firstly you should never unhook a car battery when running, when re attached this can induce a voltage spike that can destroy delicate electronic equipment such as the main ECU (computer) with that said I feel that the alternator is faulty, get the battery fully charged and start the car and get the alt output voltage tested, start here.

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Sunday, August 19th, 2012 AT 3:11 AM

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