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Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Timmy55, Jun 20, 2019.

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    Hey iv got a issues iv got a 1998 vt commodore manual and when I put the key in I can turn it to accessories with no issues as soon as I turn to kick it over all power cuts out and I have to disconnect the battery and reconnect for it to work any advise as to what it could be?
     
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    Sounds like a bad terminal on the battery. Once you reconnect the battery, can you start it multiple times or do you only get the one shot and then have to do it again? Try starting it with another battery jumpered on.
     
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    Yeah I can start it multiple times after disconnecting and reconnecting it only happens every now and again I was thinking it had something to do with the battery terminals cause there as tight as they can go but I'm still able to just pull them off without undoing them.
     
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    Sometimes a battery terminal runs out of adjustment and cannot be tightened far enough to provide a good reliable contact. Best thing is to replace them with the heavy brass type that has a bolt for connecting the cable rather than the type with a wing nut. IMG_0001.JPG
     

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