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Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by Martin Jordan, 13 Feb 2019.

  1. Martin Jordan

    Martin Jordan

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    Hi all,

    Vauxhall Meriva
    1.6
    2008
    65000

    I was reversing onto my drive way and (seemingly) stalled. The car would then not start. I couldn't lock the car either. I could not put my hazards on. Seemed like maybe a battery issue. But it is not just failing to start it is making strange noises.

    Here's a video of it. At the start of the video I'm not doing anything. The key is in the ignition, About halfway through the video I try to start it.



    Any help would be massively appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. rsgaz

    rsgaz

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    Tighten the positive and negative terminal on the battery and also tighten where the negative wire connects to the car's body (it's usually found very near to the battery).

    Let us know the outcome.
     
  3. Burnerman

    Burnerman

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    Pretty close I think, rs....Wondering if the alternator belt has come off, or the alternator is goosed.
    John :)
     
  4. Taz9126

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    Sounds like a battery issue
    Have you tried jumping the car off with jump leads and another vehicle
     
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