View Full Version : No power to inside car

11-30-2016, 09:24 PM
I stopped to fill up the tank and when i got back in the car and turned the key it clicked like the battery was dead so i had someone try and jump me but when i opened the door the lights didnt come on and theres no power getting inside the car and if i try and jump the solinod it dosnt even spark

11-30-2016, 10:43 PM
Sounds like a severely bad battery - how old is it?

Is there a car alarm/immobilizer in the mix?

Do the headlights come on?

12-01-2016, 03:43 AM
Battery is maybe 2 years old its stuck at said gas station atm i had to get a ride to work and back till i can go work on it in the morning

12-01-2016, 09:49 AM
A few things to check.

1) BOTH ends of BOTH battery cables.

2) Battery itself. I mean, if things never ever failed, we wouldn't have warranties.

3) ALL ground connections.

4) If nothing else, peal back the insulation on the battery cables a bit; if the terminals are all good and tight, I'll bet you've got "green death" inside at least one of them.


good to doo
12-01-2016, 10:48 AM
Is it possible that the ignition switch under the dash on the steering colume has gone bad?

12-01-2016, 11:36 AM
Just swapped batteries out and it starts never seen one go so bad instantly that even when your jumped to an f250 you have no power at all coming in

12-01-2016, 12:32 PM
I've seen where an internal dead short will do that...dangerous to charge/jump, as the next step can be battery go boom ;)

Glad you got it sorted, and thanks for the update.