can you take off battery post and car stay running

Asked by Aug 06, 2014 at 03:55 PM about the 2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

104,415

NO. Never remove a battery cable with the engine running on any vehicle with a computer, you can fry every electronic component the vehicle has.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
71,885

As tennisshoes said NO!! This was a very old time way to test the alternator/generator. HTH -Jim

Your Answer

Chrysler Sebring Experts

  • #1
    Sparky222
    Reputation
    2,920
  • #2
    Chris Daigle
    Reputation
    2,030
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    1,620
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
606 Great Deals out of 38,986 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chrysler 300
348 Great Deals out of 20,666 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Camry Solara
53 Great Deals out of 1,436 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chrysler Crossfire
14 Great Deals out of 379 listings starting at $3,593
Used Toyota Camry
997 Great Deals out of 101,210 listings starting at $300
Used Honda Civic
778 Great Deals out of 67,940 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Impala
567 Great Deals out of 36,752 listings starting at $990
Used BMW 3 Series
1,161 Great Deals out of 37,232 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Charger
376 Great Deals out of 33,510 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,161 Great Deals out of 67,659 listings starting at $880
Used Nissan Altima
1,217 Great Deals out of 89,050 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
175 Great Deals out of 19,371 listings starting at $3,941

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.