CAR SMELLS LIKE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT

  • Tiny
  • sammy42586
  • 2006 Scion xA
  • 115,000 miles

My car wont turn on at all it will not turn the lights on nor anything no noise comes out of it or anything its like it has no battery nor alternator or started it also smells like there is electrical short or something what could this be.

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 AT 4:06 PM

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  • Wrenchtech
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The smell is melted wires somewhere. It needs to be thoroughly inspected.

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 AT 4:29 PM

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