Question Asked: What could cause total power fail when batt is brand new?
October 18, 2013, 10:34 PM
Batt icon came on, went next day & checked batt & alternator. Both read bad (Batt giving less than 10.3v). Quick charged batt to full 13v in 30 min. Started right up. Made 1 stop 5 min. later(no utilities were on). Would not restart - no dash lights even. No better w/ jump. Installed new battery, still NO power. Could Ignition relay or its fuse in the engine compartment fusebox be the problem?? If fuse, would that be the 80 amp? Want to fix this, then recheck alternator before installing this new one, if possible.