Q: Brand new battery car won't start - 2000 Chrysler Concorde

asked by on

Friday I shut my car off went to start it again and wouldn't start got a jump started again with trac off light on and ABS light on drive it for five min and battery light came on checked alternator and wasn't that battery wouldn't hold charge so got new one started fine woke up this morning went to start it and clicked twice and lost all power now nothing
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. It sounds like there is a ground to chassis problem that is draining your battery. Check your negative battery cable for corrosion and make sure that the connection points are secure and clean. Check your wire harness for any chaffing or bare wires. These electrical issues are a process of elimination to isolate the circuit that is at fault. If you need help having this starting problem diagnosed, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to pinpoint the problem and have it repaired.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Brand new battery car won't start - 2000 Chrysler Concorde

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Engine won't start.

You should get your 'no start' inspected by a qualified technician. The most common problem on this vehicle for a 'no start' is the fuel pump and filter. The fuel pressure will have to be checked by a certified qualified...

Q: Check engine light and traction control light came on at same time.

Hi, thanks for writing in. A diagnostics has to be run on the vehicle to determine why the lights are on. They are most likely related but the only way to be certain as to what the cause is, is...

Q: Start then stall - 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

Hey there. This may be related o a few different things, but is likely related to a fuel delivery issue. Since the car will restart again each time, we know there is not an issue with spark. This may be...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...