Why is the electrical power draining?

danielandsheila
0

Asked by danielandsheila Aug 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM about the 2002 Chrysler 300M STD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car wouldn't start and would not take a jump.  Battery only 8 months old.  Took
battery down for exchange and they said battery was fine.  Bought new battery
anyway.  After putting new battery in car would not start but would take a jump.  Drove
and worked fine.  No dim lights. All electrical seemed fine, and would restart a few
times during the day.  Turned car off last night and woke up this morning to no
electrical power.  Dead.  What is wrong with my 300m?

4 Answers

T_S_T
37,705

Have you had the alternator checked?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
danielandsheila
0

No. At this point I cannot even get it to a place to have it checked. But last night while driving, using a/c, headlights, radio etc. there were no electrical problems. No dim lights etc. I am not an expert but it does not act like a bad alternator.

T_S_T
37,705

Did not say bad,but may be eating your battery,some time,s alternator,s will charge,but they will all so,demagnitize the amerture,and draw power,why they are not running.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
danielandsheila
0

Hi Mark. My instincts tell me you are probably right. I will put a new alternator in. The one that is in there is at least 7 years old and possibly came with the car in 2002. (I bought the car used in 2007). Thank you for your help.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

300M
Looking for a Used 300M in your area?
CarGurus has 365 nationwide 300M listings starting at $1,795.
ZIP:

Search Chrysler 300M Questions

Chrysler 300M Experts

#1 aztec626bf
aztec626bf
Reputation 290
#2 Felix Melendez
Felix Melendez
Reputation 280
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
510 Great Deals out of 30,071 listings starting at $1,900
Used Honda Accord"
1,142 Great Deals out of 73,373 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chevrolet Impala"
1,447 Great Deals out of 49,585 listings starting at $995
Used Cadillac CTS"
302 Great Deals out of 11,954 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang"
747 Great Deals out of 31,402 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chrysler Sebring"
88 Great Deals out of 4,190 listings starting at $695
Used Nissan Maxima"
319 Great Deals out of 17,464 listings starting at $1,810
Used Honda Civic"
777 Great Deals out of 57,943 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
930 Great Deals out of 62,328 listings starting at $1,488

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Chrysler 300M STD For Sale
68 listings starting at $1,995
2003 Chrysler 300M STD For Sale
28 listings starting at $1,799