Mazda Miata is dead

Asked by Sep 16, 2015 at 03:26 PM about the 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New battery and alternator, car is 100% dead, no radio or anything.  Hook it
up to jumper cables and all is fine.  Run it for a while turn off and 100% dead
again.  I am lost

2 Answers

20,420

Check ground cable coming from negative side of battery to the ground on frame of vehicle.

28,065

from what you said..trouble has to be at one of the battery posts

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