Brand new battery installed. Ran for 5 days fine. Tried to start this AM. No power.

Asked by TVaughan Apr 17, 2013 at 09:12 PM about the 2003 Mazda Protege5 4 Dr STD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Exchanged for new battery and only headlights work.  No power to anything else.  What could it be?

4 Answers

the other end of the black cable, connects to chassis/ground needs a scrub with the wirebrush and re-assembled, also connection to the engine with the fat 1/0 battery cable~

1 people found this helpful.

Perhaps, the alternator is not charging or maybe something is draining the power when parked.

1 people found this helpful.

How To Perform a Parasitic Draw Test - EricTheCarGuy

3 people found this helpful.

Fuse 100a

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used Protege5 in your area?

CarGurus has 1 nationwide Protege5 listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Mazda Protege5 Experts

  • #1
    Paul Wilson
  • #2
  • #3
    Justin Kripps
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda Protege
4 listings
Used Mazda MAZDA3
73 Great Deals out of 2,726 listings starting at $1,899
Used Honda CR-V
108 Great Deals out of 6,272 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Civic
136 Great Deals out of 6,630 listings starting at $1,295
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
6 Great Deals out of 58 listings starting at $5,995

Used Cars for Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.