Electrical Issues, Short?

Electrical Issues, Short?

Postby tikiman [OP] » September 25th 2018, 2:27pm

I have a 99 GMC Safari. A few weeks ago, I tried to start it and it would turn over but wouldn’t start. I took the bus to school because I didn’t have time to look into the problem. That weekend, I went to check it out and fix the problem, but this time the battery was completely dead.

I took the battery in to get tested, and the testers said it was completely toast. I bought a new one, and when I installed it, the lights and everything worked in the van. But when I went to start the car, it seemed like there was a short or something because everything went dead as soon as the starter engaged. The battery would no longer turn the lights on and the car wouldn’t start or turn over.

Do you know what this might be?
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Re: Electrical Issues, Short?

Postby AstroWill » September 25th 2018, 8:12pm

Sounds like a bad connection at the battery. Make sure to clean and tighten the battery cables well.

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