My 98 Nissan Maxima starts when i connect jump wire, but it stops immediately when i disconnect jump wire ?

Asked by May 20, 2013 at 08:41 PM about the 1998 Nissan Maxima SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On the way back home from work my nissan maxima stopped running, and all lights,
electrical power were out... Now it will start when i connect a jump wire from another car,
but it stops immediately when i disconnect jump wire. Should i replace the alternator first?
Thanks

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yes I would think the alternator is at fault here.

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Thank you very much, i will replace the alternator

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