Question About Car Dies When Pull Off Positive Cable From Battery


My Negative Battery Cable Is All The Way Tight At The Battery But Still Slids Right Off… Help

It's of my mom's 1989 Honda Accord. Giving it a tune-up today and found out the positive battery cable had to be replaced. Did that along with a brake job and engine performance work and it started great. Shut it off and the next time I ... Read more

Are There Any Pro Tow Bar Fitters Out There Who Can Help Me

Hi i have always fitted my own towbars to my vehicles over the years but i am stumped by my new[ish] peugeot 406 estate. where is the best way to route a cable from the battery to the tow bar? or is there a permanent positive located somewhere ... Read more

Car Battery Drained. Is It The Kenwood Stereo Unit

I have a Kenwood KDC-MP7028 stereo unit, plus an 800w amp, jukebox, Sirius, etc in the trunk. If I don't drive for 2-3 days my battery dies. I tried unplugging my amp at the battery. Battery doesn't die. I tried connecting the amp back to the ... Read more

12 Volt Battery Charger… Can’t Get It To Connect

My car battery is mostly dead. I hooked it up to a 6 amp battery charger, (positive to positive, negative to chassis) but it won't show as connected on the charger? (There's a light that lights up when connected). What could be wrong? Thanks ... Read more

Is A Insulated Battery Cable Necessary To Charge A Car Battery

In the instructions for my (car) battery charger it says "attach a 24-inch long insulated battery cable to NEGATIVE battery post" and then connect to charger's negative cable to the the cable mentioned above. Do I really need the 24-inch cable or can I just connect the charger's ... Read more

How Can I Prevent My Car Battery From Dieing When I Listen To Music

I don't want to turn on the ignition all the way. Whenever the battery dies I charge it with a manual battery charger for 6 & 12 volt batteries. I have an enclosure with 2 12" Kickers and a 1000 watt amp. If I don't turn ... Read more

My Car Has Power But Wont Turn On…Do I Need A New Battery

I left my car on my cell phone charger for a few hours yesterday and today it jumped when I started well, but when I tried to start it later, they had power but would crank. Even one of the battery cable is a little too ... Read more