Battery dead?

Discussion in 'Car and Van Talk' started by WaterBoy75, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. Isitreally

    Isitreally Super Member

    Diode on Alternator, Yes.

    Solenoid on Starter, ??? Not buying that one, the starter is dead until called for, if solenoid not working as it should, then the starter wouldn't work as it should and that would be obvious.
  2. Isitreally

    Isitreally Super Member

    Once OP is sure that's the actual problem of course. ;)
  3. WaterBoy75

    WaterBoy75 Member

    Well I jumped it and it started fine.

    Voltage is about 14.6 when the engine is running
  4. Isitreally

    Isitreally Super Member

    Well the Alternator seem to be fine, so as long as there isn't something like a boot/glovebox light staying on it would point to the battery being duff.
    WaterBoy75 likes this.
  5. nigel willson

    nigel willson Screwfix Select

    If the batteries old just replace it!
    WaterBoy75 likes this.

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