JUMPING A CAR

  • Tiny
  • Francciiiis
  • 2001 Nissan Altima
  • 14,000 miles

A gave a friend some charge from mine cause her car wouldnt turn on but I think she put the cables backwards. But my car turn on after that and everything was fine until the night on my way home the car turned off. They try to give me charge back but it didnt wirk it turned on just some lights but not the car is it bad! What could it be? Thank you : )

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 AT 9:12 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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You need your battery charged and the alternator checked. It may have failed from this adventure.

Hopefully it did not damage any other control modules.

Roy

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Sunday, May 5th, 2013 AT 9:45 AM
  • Tiny
  • Francciiiis
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Even of it was a new battery !

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Sunday, May 5th, 2013 AT 9:59 AM
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  • ASEMaster6371
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Yes, crossing the cables will kill a new battery

roy

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Sunday, May 5th, 2013 AT 11:48 AM
  • Tiny
  • Francciiiis
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Thak you so much! My alternator was dead ! Thank you for your time tho!

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Sunday, May 5th, 2013 AT 5:40 PM

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