I have a 2002 dodge grand caravan that just clicks and doesn't turn the
starter over or engine over. Fells like the battery doesn't have enough juice,
JUst put in a new battery and had it checked be 2 different people. Battery
test ok .I only see this when the van sits up over night.or all day. I had
the alternator checked anfd it was fine. The mechanics seem to think it is a
electrical problem that drains the battery. Could this be the Ignition switch?
Some how i am losing the charge on the battery.
Well tell it to go to bed, preferably early and LIE DOWN!! <grin>
Could be something in the ignition switch but then again it could be a
myriad of other possibilities too. Do a through check for
lose,mispositoned, cracked, burnt (arcing marks, wire insulation etc). If
nothing obvious is observed then the next check is for continutity and
ammeter hookup for irregular current draw on a particular circuit. Try
disconnecting things one at a time until you have traced back to the
If the battery tests good and the connections are ok and it only happens
overnight......more then likely something is left on and draining the
battery. If it is a glove box lite or something like that your battery
shouldn't go dead just from one nite unless it is a cheap battery
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