Santa fe sat forlong time new battery and won't start

Asked by Jul 22, 2015 at 02:10 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Hyundai Santa fe sat in my driveway since 2012 starting every few
months.. Went to add new battery thought old one was bad...new one in and
only get power to door lights interier over head lights come on but no
ding...ding...ding bell saying keys in ignition and no starter sound...no head
lights no blinker...and no start....HELP Please...619-577-6016... I must move
car asap thank you for your assistance ,Charlie lost in point loma..

3 Answers

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Check the battery cables, ignition switch., fuses, and other wiring.

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check connections on battery.....may have a white corrosion on them.......just clean off with some spray or even a can of pepsi or coke

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also..did you check that the new battery was charged/ i have seen bad battery /sat on the shelf .. also , bang ( be firm move around up,down,left,right..on the tilt/steering column,selector shaft...you should get a test light and have someone check power to the starter...this will give you the best idea what to do next...

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