Having problems with your 1999 Nissan Quest ?

Turn the key the my Nissan Quest 1996 and no starter action. Not even a click and the dash lights go from dim to dark. I also noticed that my headlights wont come on at all, however the interior lights work and so do the power windows and doors. When I lock and unlock the doors they chatter or click as if not enough juice. Is this the battery or can the starter motor/solenoid stop the headlights from coming on? The battery reads 12.4 volts with out a load. If it?s the battery then why wont the h

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 19-02-2018

Answers :

Reading voltage on a battery dosen't mean much, it's the amperage that counts. Hook up jumper cable to your battery, now quickly touch th other ends together. You should get a snap and large spark. If this dosen't happen, you battery or connection are bad.
Your battery could still have 12 volts with a bad cell. your starter works on amperage. if there is not enough cold cranking amps in the battery caused by a bad cell the starter wont engauge. i would replace that battery. also check the terminals on the battery and the starter for corosion
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