Last post on Nov 29, 2012 at 6:52 PM
You are in the Suzuki Wagons
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Suzuki Aerio, Suzuki Esteem, Electrical, Wagon
#36 of 39 Re: My car keeps dying [tray72]
Mar 23, 2010 (7:39 pm)
First, make sure that the battery terminals are securely connected to the battery cables. Earlier last year, I cleaned and sprayed lots of anti-corrosive on the terminals. Put the cables on as snugly as I could, and ran fine for 24 hours until I had to leave work. Turned the key: no cranking, no power, nothin'. Thought about if for a while, then used an insulated pair of pliers and a little brute force to push one of the cables fully on the terminal. Car fired up as usual.
Howzabout the generator? Did you have it tested? If you had the battery tested after each failure, and it is outputting less than 10 volts, the generator might be the problem.
#37 of 39 Re: My car keeps dying [carthell]
Mar 24, 2010 (7:14 am)
I had the battery tested and it's really a fairly new battery too. It tested fine, there's no corrosion on it but I will have my friend to make sure the cables are fully on the terminal and I will ask him about the generator as well. Thanks.
#38 of 39 Re: My car keeps dying [tray72]
Aug 19, 2012 (10:15 am)
I know this is an old post but I had this same trouble. The cable connecting to the battery frays something awful. If you re-twist it and cover it with silicone it will hold out.
#39 of 39 Re: Tailgate electrical problem - are there others with this? [Muddycat]
Nov 29, 2012 (6:52 pm)
I FOUND IT!
I had all the same problems.
Right Side of the car, under the back right side window, under the carpet and plastic, you have a bunch of connectors there, one of them is a two connector pair.
It was all brown instead of yellow, because of the heat of a faulty connection to the defroster, backup light, and all that.
It gets pretty hot even when the connection is good.
The ground is the black with silver spots cable.
Reconnected them properly and it works perfectly now.
Thanks for the hints people !!