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Thread: Cant start-up car

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    rai_dog is offline CHR Member Visit my Photo Gallery
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    Car Year, Make, Model: 1963 Chevy Nova

    Cant start-up car


    OK here is the problem. I started up the car for 3 minutes and was going to fix the idle cause it idles too low. When i wsa about to do that the car just shutoff completly and all the power to the car is gone. No headlights no power at all. I am really frustrated cause i want to work on the car but getting it to start isnt happening. Can anyone help me or had the same issue. Its a 63 Chevy Nova.

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    Car Year, Make, Model: 1937 chevy truck& 33 fordtruck

    Check you battery cables. One might have come loose.
    Keep smiling, it only hurts when you think it does!

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    Car Year, Make, Model: '66 Mustang, 76 Corvette

    I don't remember if that car has fusible links or not, but if so you fried one if everything else is tight. Other possibilites are shorted starter, solenoid, and alternator.
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