Can a loose battery cable cause transmission problems?

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Yes, cause a reduction of power to the engine. It will result in a power-train malfunction error
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Can a loose battery cable cause no spark at the plugs?

%DETAILS% A loose battery cable can cause no spark at the plugs, it can also cause your car not to start. Some newer cars need a min. 10 volts to run. Dirty cables can cause the same problem too. answer definetly yes a loose cable stops proper voltage getting to where it needs to be tighten cabl (MORE)

Can a loose battery cable cause other electrical problems?

A loose battery cable will allow the alternator to run 'open circuit'. This puts the engine computer and other equipment under alot of strain from having to deal with very poor quality power. (essentially pulsed dc with some high voltage spikes and varying with engine RPM) The battery greatly stabil (MORE)

What could be the problem if a 94 Olds Cutlass Supreme battery cable came loose and after you replaced it the engine turns over but won't start?

Answer . Go back to the basics, fuel, ignition and compression. Check fuel by spraying a small amount of starting fluid into the throttle body while attempting to start the engine. If it briefly starts with the starting fluid, you PROBABLY have a fuel delivery problem. If nothing happens with the (MORE)

What causes the battery of a Ford Ranger XLT to keep loosing charge when as soon as you turn the key the power is gone and it will start when you have cables going to the battery?

Answer \n. \nI had the exact same problem with my ranger - its a 1990 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L EFI V6.\nI replaced the battery, got a bad one the first time. Put in a new one, let the truck sit for 4 days and went to crank it up, completely dead. Jumped the battery, got much more power than before. (MORE)

What cause the Honda accord transmission to have gears shiftting problems?

101 problems could exist but most likely it was caused by a poor transmission design. There are hundreds of complaints on file with the NHTSA about the sudden failure of this car's transmission at highway speeds. The cause is related to an issue that required a 2004 recall of several Honda models fo (MORE)

Is it possible that there is a loose cable from the shifter to the transmission making the car unable to tell which gear it is in?

Answer . That is certainly a possibility. Shifter linkage can cause problems with transmissions but you cannot know for certain without getting a little closer to the problem. If the transmission shifts out of and back into park and the wheels actually lock then it's PROBABLY not a shift linkag (MORE)

Your battery is going dead if you leave your battery cables connected If you disconnect them then it will keep a charge what can cause this problem?

Most likely problem is that something on the car is "on" even when the ignition switch is off (radio, dome light, trunk light, glovebox light, foglights, etc..). Secondary culprit could be a short circuit to the chassis in the positive wiring somewhere in the car. Easiest way to find that problem is (MORE)

What would cause battery cables to get hot and drain battery?

Extreme power consumption, like a short! Not a safe situation. If you have a meter, check the current flow through the cables. To find out where the power is going, pull ALL the fuses (noting where they went) and then with your meter, replace them one at a time.

Can a loose battery cable cause a battery to go dead?

Yes. If it is loose on the side that comes from that alternator, then the alt. is not getting the opportunity to charge the battery. So basically you're running your car on pure battery and it will go dead accordingly

Can driving on ice cause transmission problems?

No. Unless you are flooring the gas pedal and spinning the wheels on the ice and when you hit a dry patch it jerks to a sudden stop. If you do that for some time it will eventually cause some kind of damage. But normal, safe driving behaviour on ice will not cause transmission problems. Her (MORE)

Will a loose battery wire cause a battery to go dead?

No. A loose battery connector will cause problems drawing power from the battery to start the vehicle, and it may present a bit of a problem charging it (but that is not likely because the charging current is low compared to the starting current).. If you have a loose connector and the battery goes (MORE)

What can cause shifting problem Mazda protege automatic transmission?

check your fluid, metal shavings could indicate your torque converter is grinding and about to fail, or check that your fluid level is even topped up! (look for leaks) anything else would require removal of the transmission to inspect and diagnose best of luck -level 1 mechanic

Can hot rodding your Eclipse cause transmission problems?

Hot rodding is very demanding of any car and most of its components. Go outside and run as fast as you can, for a block, and stop. In ten seconds do it again. Repeat until you calapse, throwing up in somebodies yard. That is what we put these cars through. The faster the car, the more power it makes (MORE)

Can a bad motor mount cause problems with transmission?

Of course it can. It depends on how worn the mount is and how far the engine is lifting on acceleration. It can cause hard shifting, clunking. Not to mention it can damage your hood if the engine torques enough to leave the mount and strike the hood. Motor mounts should be repaired as soon as po (MORE)

Can a loose negative battery cable make a car hard to start?

\nYes. A loose negative battery cable can make a car hard to start. In fact it can make it impossible to start. If you don't have one you can go to a hardware or automobile supply store and purchase an adjustable wrench for a few dollars. With that wrench, you can tighten your cable. That wrench is (MORE)

Will an inferior HDMI cable cause problem for my TV?

Because HDMI carries digital data, any cable will carry the data as well as any other. The digital interface means that the data is recovered by the receiver with no loss whatsoever. If a cable is so poor that it won't carry the data well enough for the receiver to recover it, there will be no pict (MORE)

Can a loose positive battery cable prevent the alternator from charging the batter and can it cause a battery drain while the engine is not running?

Yes, a loose battery cable will prevent the alternator from charging the battery. The drain on the battery is not caused by the engine not running unless an accessory is left on. Most likely, the drain is caused by accessories (radio, lights, etc) while the engine is running due to the battery not r (MORE)

Can a bad cable splitter cause sound problems for a TV?

With analog cable and receivers, no. With the use of HD cable receivers, the first sign of a bad splitter is audio dropouts. You should check to make sure that the splitter is rated for a bandwidth of at least 900MHz for digital cable. Changing out the splitter is very easy and cheap, so you should (MORE)

How do you reset the computer after taking loose the battery cable?

Usually, disconnecting the battery cable is what resets your car's computer(s) ... typically reverting to "default" settings and (sometimes) clearing any trouble codes. Generally, there's no need to do anything after you've reconnected the battery. Some cars have "learning" modes that adjust vari (MORE)

Will a loose battery cable kill the battery?

A loose battery cable can cause the battery to not be able to receive a charge from the alternator. This can run the battery down. Will it kill the battery? Yes and no. Draining the battery once will do very little harm but it will do some. Run it down a few times and you can ruin the battery. Auto (MORE)

Can a loose battery cable cause the stereo to go in and out and cause static?

Yes, a loose cable actually could cause those problems, as well as others. I was dealing with a large variety of electronics problems in my last car. They included the problem you described. When I finally took it to the shop, the battery post itself was very loose. They tightened it back up, it too (MORE)

What does loose battery cables cause?

Hard starting, corrosion at terminals, eventually cause a weak charge on the battery from cranking too much, will not start at all, can cause your carburetor to flood.

Would a broken ground wire cause transmission problems?

I'm not positive on this but I don't think that would cause any Transmission Problems. I'm no Pro but I would consult a Local Auto Parts Store. Well, most transmissions today are electronically controlled and all grounds should be clean and tight.

Do loose battery cables cause car to go dead?

No, the alternator takes over for the battery once the car has been cranked. Try this, start the car; remove the positive cable from the battery; if the car dies, then you have a faulty alternator. Of course it makes sense to make sure the battery cables are tight at all times.

Does disconnecting battery cables hurt transmission?

No, even computer controlled transmissions are not affected by disconnecting the cables other than having to re-learn the shift characteristics again. You may notice the shifts to be a little harsher until the computer relearns them in a few miles.

What causes the battery to spark when you hook up the positive cable?

You are completing the electrical circut, causing the electricity to jump through the air to the battery to complete the circut as quickly as possible. Something is on pulling power. Can be just the clock & ECU if the spark is very small. Or can be some lights if the spark is large.

What would cause positive battery cable to get hot?

If this cable is very thin, then it can not withstand the current that go through it. Too high current make cable go hot. A car battery can give out 100 ampere easily for a short period of time. If you attach "heavy" equipment, then cables will heat up. Another source of heat is a bad conn (MORE)

What causes a marine battery to loose its charge?

Obviously leaving things like light on will drain the battery, butthe most likely non-obvious thing would be damp on board,especially in any wiring in the bilges or low in the boat, forexample to a bilge pump, that causes a leakage current to flow.

Does a discharging battery can cause health problems?

Not a 'discharging' battery. Depends on the type of battery. A leadacid battery gives off Hydrogen when 'charging', which could behazardous to health, if a spark causes it to explode. A 'discharged' battery can have an impact on it's own health. Bestto keep them charged.