Brand new battery installed. Ran for 5 days fine. Tried to start this AM. No power.

Asked by Apr 17, 2013 at 09:12 PM about the 2003 Mazda Protege5 4 Dr STD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Exchanged for new battery and only headlights work.  No power to anything else.  What could it be?

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the other end of the black cable, connects to chassis/ground needs a scrub with the wirebrush and re-assembled, also connection to the engine with the fat 1/0 battery cable~

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Perhaps, the alternator is not charging or maybe something is draining the power when parked.

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