Remove the engine air cleaner. If your engine cranks more slowly than usual or takes longer to turn over, consider replacing your car battery. When the battery runs out of juice, the car dies. Takes another proper jump start at least 15 minutes each time for the car to crank over. Driveability problems may exist until computer systems have completed a relearn cycle. Install the engine lifting bracket on the left hand front side of the engine.
Remove the transaxle housing cover. A fully charged battery should be 12. Google on testing a parasitic drain. Fill the transaxle using appropriate transaxle fluid. If there is evidence that the shaft has rotated, the clockspring must be re-centered before the vehicle is driven. The use of mechanic's wire will aid in positioning the half shaft out of the way. Install the engine lifting bracket on the left front hand side of the engine.
I have also had the alternator tested at several 3 different places. Remove the air filter assembly. As the battery ages, it loses its ability to hold a full charge. If by low cranking amp you mean the starter is not rotating or is rotating very slowly, there are two possibilities:. Install the power steering line bracket.
Dragging is caused by worn bushings, allowing the starter to drag against the armature within the starter, rotating v-e-r-y slowly or not at all. Now engine of the sable won't say running. Remove the engine air cleaner. Disconnect the battery first to avoid shock. Install the manual control lever cable into the bracket. Install the manual control lever cable and nut.
Lower the transaxle assembly from the engine compartment. If its charging capacity drops too low, it may not hold enough power to start your vehicle. Remove the electrical connector bracket. Somthing to do with the alternator. Corrosion near the battery terminals indicate your battery case might be leaking acid, and that the battery should be replaced. Disconnect the power steering sensor connector. Crawl under the front, look up, there is the starter.
This include the bulb in the trunk and glove box. Remove the rear engine support bracket. I have replaced the battery and have had the battery tested and it tested fine. Install the manual control lever cable into the bracket. Disconnecting Connectors Disconnecting Connector Remove the power steering line bracket. Remove the sub frame assembly. The current draw may be from the alternator.
A 75% charge is around 12. Move the transaxle range selector lever through all positions. Removing Transaxle Housing Cover Removing Flexplate Nuts Remove the 2 transaxle retaining bolts. Remove the ground cable and bracket. You may have an intermittent issue and this will not pick it up. Depress the tabs on the plastic insert retainer and remove the cooler lines from the fitting. If you stop at an auto parts store g … et a Haynes or Chilton manual they have wiring diagrams in the back just sit down in a quiet place and study the diagrams.
Position the transaxle on a high lift transaxle jack. When the car is idling the voltage should be 13-14. Using a multi meter test the battery terminal voltage. Install the transaxle housing cover. I have to charge the battery and it will run fine until the next time. It seems the alternator is not keeping the battery charged but after five alternators, there has to be a different cause.
Rep … lace battery, battery cover and hold down. Tighten the nut to specification. This is Pos to Neg terminals. Turn on all accessories and it should be 13V or more. Remove the two wires, note their positions, one is big, the other is small. Are they tight and clean?.
Install the engine air cleaner. Install the bracket and ground cable. See the Sources and Related Links section below for installation videos. Remove the power steering line bracket. If the starter does not turn at all, the starter drive may be locked up, or it may be burnt out.