Question: Frozen Car Battery

How Do I Know If The Car Battery Is Frozen

Okay, so my car won't start, battery is dead. not completely dead, lights radio etc all work, but not enough juice to turn over. I talk to my dad. He tells me that I could jump it but it would only be a short term solution, that I should get a battery charger. So I do. Reading battery charger instructions, says that if the battery is frozen it's dangerous to charge it. It's like 15 degrees F out, and ...

Car Won’t Start. Checked Battery Found It Was Frozen. Is This Normal

I live in Idaho Falls, Idaho (cold between 0 and 32 degrees). My car would not start so I checked the battery power. Charger was less than 2 amps. I pulled the cell covers and found the battery cells were frozen. Is this normal; This is a new battery from Wal-Mart. ...

03 Ford Windstar SE Frozen Compressor…Is There An Easy Fix

I have a 2003 Ford Windstar SE I need help with figuring out how to fix it. The Problems: The van starts without the serpentine belt but it wont start with it on. There's no radiator fluid The battery is perfect The ac compressor is frozen and wont move and so my serpentine belt now won't turn. So my question is can I bypass the compressor for my serpentine or is there anyway that I can rig my car so that it runs?....I don't care if there's air ...

Need Help Unplugging Male And Female Wire Harness Plugs.. They Are FROZEN

I'm trying to remove a distributor out of a 1995 honda civic. Part of the procedure involves disconnecting male and female wireharness plugs and one of the plugs are simply frozen shut. I've tried seperating them with pliers,, brute force and they barely budge. Is there any secret to getting these things to come apart? I'm holding down the release at the end of the connector so I know there shouldn't be anything stopping it from comming apart. The car is ...

Frozen Bolt On Tie Rod Please Help

So my dad and i are removing the tie rod and drag link to replace it, but there is a problem. There is a bolt on the end of the tie rod which goes through a hole in a piece of steel that connects it to the steering gear. We have tried EVERYTHING to get the bolt out of the hole, with no luck. We've tried liquid wrench, heat, fickle bar, we just can't get it out. If you have any ...

1999 Ford Contour Will Not Crank.

Battery, both cables, starter & solenoid are good and good under a load also. Engine will not crank. Have power to fuel system and coil packs, have power at starter and solenoid. Will not crank over when jumped directly at solenoid. Heard ignition switch might be it, but then read that the engine will turn over but not start with bad ig. switch. Dash light and all other electrical acceseries work. Dash lights do not go out with key in crank ...

Will An Engine Turn Over With A Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

I have a no-crank, no-start condition, with power at all the appropriate locations. Battery, starter, coil packs, fuel system, neutral safety switch, ignition switch are all good.Engine is not frozen. I have power to all accesories inside and out, power does NOT cut out to accesories with key in forward crank position, no "click" from starter upon trying to crank, fuel pump can be heard though. 1999 Ford Contour ...

Ford Mondeo 1.9 Car Battery Going Dead

Hello all, My car battery went dead a couple of weeks ago. I got myself a battery charger and got the car to start. I drove it around for about half and hour. But the next morning, the battery was dead. From the past month or so, i havent really used the car a lot. But is that enough to cause the battery to go flat? Or this a hint for battery needing replacement. So, my questions: a) Is there a sure-shot test that ...

Engine Froze After Being Water Pressure Tested For Head Gasket Failure, What Can Be The Freezing Problem

I have a 1997 Ford Windstar. I was losing coolant, but it was not draining on the ground. I did get a check on the light and say it was the No, 1 cylinder, that was a mistake. I took it as a garage and they pressure tested and said it was near the timing chain cover and possibly leaking internally, because the spark plug was rusted. We determine that it would be too expensive to fix. I wanted to take ...

Questions About The Car Battery In My Seabring, And Charging It.

Ok, so I'm not sure if the battery is dead. The headlights, and the dash board light up. When i disconnected the battery, there was a second lug nut that i removed right next to the main lug. I think it was for excesseries like the radio. However I dont know how to reconnect the second lug nut, because I think the screw fell out, and you cant get to the battery without taking off the wheel. ...