Wire problem

Asked by Mar 16, 2017 at 04:04 PM about the Saturn L-Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We put a new battery new alternator new starter a
new wire that goes from the battery to the starter
and the car starts up it just runs off the battery
and it dies when the battery is dead I don't know
what the problem is everything is new please help
me.

2 Answers

77,765

There is a big wire attached to the alternator. There is probably a fuse-able link in that wire that may be burnt out. Check and see if there is 12 DCV on that wire at the alternator.

21,525

If alt is a rebuild, Once I bought a rebuilt unit and still no charging to battery after checking everything else I took it back, they gave me another and hooked it up it worked fine. After you check it out on your end if still a no go, swap it out for another.

Your Answer

Saturn L-Series Experts

  • #1
    Ephram Rubin
    Reputation
    940
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    450
  • #3
    beachbumbill07
    Reputation
    320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saturn S-Series
623 listings
Used Saturn ION
1,001 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Corolla
869 Great Deals out of 64,580 listings starting at $1,500
Used Saturn VUE
25 Great Deals out of 1,822 listings starting at $2,200
Used Mercury Sable
746 listings starting at $1,995
Used Saturn L300
73 listings starting at $2,500
Used Saturn Relay
89 listings starting at $4,995

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.