What can cause no power from a good battery?

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Asked by May 04, 2017 at 03:52 PM about the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery is fully charged, posts are clean, I am getting zero power from the
battery.  No lights, radio, makes no noise when I attempt to start it.

4 Answers

860

Test for voltage directly at the battery terminals. Check your polarity. If that's good then check your negative ground straps. Then check the positive cables. Power will flow if there is power and also a pathway.

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The battery cables were corroding.

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860

That was an easy fix. I am happy for you James. I have 1999 Grand Cherokee Limited with a six and they will never die.

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Yes, that is my hope. Thank you.

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