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Unread 2016-01-30, 09:33 AM   #1
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Default 2002 Civic No Electrical Power

So my Gf's Civic has zero juice. Even when I hook cables up from my car I get nothing, no lights, radio, zip.

Bad battery right?
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I don't know why it wouldn't turn over if you have cables hooked up to another car with adequate amount of juice, and I can't imagine a Civic needing a large battery.
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I don't know why it wouldn't turn over if you have cables hooked up to another car with adequate amount of juice, and I can't imagine a Civic needing a large battery.
Yeah I'm dumbfounded. The battery is about 9 mos old. Car as absolutely no juice. I just don't know what it would be other than battery
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Yeah I'm dumbfounded. The battery is about 9 mos old. Car as absolutely no juice. I just don't know what it would be other than battery

Fuse somewhere?
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Prob the 80a battery fuse
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Do some continuity testing.
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Do some continuity testing.
Dumb that down for me. I'm pretty basic when it comes to automotive stuff.
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Prob the 80a battery fuse
Is that in the main fuse box or elsewhere?
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Found it. How do I tell if it's bad?
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Found it. How do I tell if it's bad?
Pic?

Is the filament burnt out, broken?
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Is the filament burnt out, broken?
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That center piece of metal should connected sir.

Replace and drive
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That center piece of metal should connected sir.

Replace and drive
Free handy for you if this works
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Can it be exchanged for a handy by your old lady?
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Magic 8-ball says ,"Not likely ".
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Magic 8-ball says ,"Not likely ".

So you're saying that there is a chance


Is the car running?
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So you're saying that there is a chance


Is the car running?
Won't know until tonight when I get home from the Pinewood Derby
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And it works. Fuck I might just be a master mechanic now

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I just want to know how an educated man/big-shot IT guy can't tell what a burnt out fuse looks like
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Personally, I'd be asking myself why in the hell an 80 amp fuse blew.

Sounds like a simple enough fix for now.
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Because there aren't fuses in IT. It's just not something I encounter so beyond scorch marks I didn't know what I was looking for.
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