Non stock radio wont come on after battery change and now car wont stay started
I have a 2001 3.2 TL Acura..I have been having problems with what i believe to
be battery problem. My car wont start turn the key thing (lights) come on but it
wont turn over but ill hear a wierd noise. Then i replaced the battery and now
my radio will not come on its not a factory installed radio so im unsure if it
requires a code...or fuse do to the jump i had to get..and after all this i go to get
gas come home suddenly my air shuts off windows wont roll down lights get
dim and the car cuts off..got a jump but agian cut off....help please somebody.
.i can get under the hood but i dont know where to begin to check...need
What is the output of alternator when running?
Use a voltmeter and put on 20V setting and touch red lead to positive and black to negative on battery while car is running. You want to see 13.5 - 14.8 volts. This range is different for all brands and models. I could not find your exact range for your car but this is the standard. From your description, I think your alternator is bad and killed the first battery.
It was just that the alternator...dead..fixed and now good thank you.
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