Q: Electrical system issues

asked by on

Hello. I have several issues with the car I bought recently. The AC and heating don't work. If I start the car, the display would turn on and then off, leaving just dash lines. There are other electrical issues, like the power door locks that don't work, no sounds are heard if I open the door, leave the key in the lock, or when I don't put the seat belt on. The other day I was listening to radio while the engine was off and it wouldn't start the following day. How can I fix these issues? Thanks.

You may be having wiring harness issues that would have to be isolated and traced for each problem you are having. The door locks could be a wiring or a lock actuator issue. These are probably random unrelated issues that a mechanic would need to diagnose and isolate what is happening with your electrical system.

Was this answer helpful?
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. Electrical system issues

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: Inside driver side door handle broken

If your interior door handle is not working perhaps the linkage clips have been broken, or come undone. Vehicle door handles operate using a system of levers and linkages, so I would recommend a thorough inspection of the door linkage...

Q: Driver side door lock button not working, and passenger side sliding door makes a buzzing noise

Hi there. These door issues are common on this vehicle. Most of the time the main issue is the master door lock switch on the driver door. It sounds like you already replaced that. As for the sliding door problem,...

Q: Q: Seatbelt does not retract

The seat belt retractor is like a clock spring and it sounds like yours has sprung. Any irregularity in the operation of your seat belt is grounds for replacement.. The thing about seat belts is they have that one chance...

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 Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...