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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2dr Convertible

1998 Chrysler Sebring
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Convertible JX, Compact
21 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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April 30, 2013, 8:01 pm

Jarid W
 

Question: i don't know why it won't start battery shows votls but lights an nothing come on

I pushed unlock with my key chain then o get in an try to start ita it won't start lights won't even come on I tryed to jump it the lights an everything came on so I tried to start it it still won't start put a tester to battery shows enough volts to start still won't so I take the jumper cables off it still shows volts then try to start it with out jump all power is gone again no light or anything please help


May 5, 2013, 7:57 pm

Tyler O
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If it won't start with a jump check your connections and check the ignition switch.

Voltage isn't a sure indicator of a batteries condition. You'll need to check the cranking amps output with a load tester.


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