After putting a new battery on my 1987 Corvette I have no power to anything including the ignition.

Asked by May 30, 2012 at 05:14 PM about the 1987 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I thought my battery was dead because I had no power at all.  I put my battery charger on the battery.  It showed fault.  I thought the battery was bad.  I put a new battery on and still no power to anything, including the ignition.

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Check your battery cables for brittleness or corrosion.

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SOUNDS LIKE YOUR BATTERY CABLE MIGHT NOT BE CONNECTED.

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Bad battery cables for sure. Could need a simple cleaning, or a replacement.

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MAKE SURE THE CABLES ARE CONNECTED TO THE PROPER TERMINAL. POSITIVE TO POSITIVE, NEGATIVE TO NEGATIVE.

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Fuseable link may be bad

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