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1998 Nissan Pathfinder Won't Start after replacing the battery


aepcars
03-30-2008, 10:51 AM
My 1998 Nissan Pathfinder won't start after I replaced the battery. The old battery went dead after leaving the lights on. I tried to jump start it and when I attached the jumper cables the anti-theft system made the horn and light flash. I could hear a clicking sound coming from the fuse box on the left side of the engine compartment. This clicking sound would continue even when I didn't try to jump start. It eventually stopped when the battery was drained all the way. I put in a new battery but the engine still does not start. When I turn the ignition switch all I hear is one click coming from the battery area. Head lights turn on as well as the dash lights but there is no power to the power windows or door locks. The key-less entry switch does not work either. Any thoughts?

Alex:banghead:

aepcars
03-30-2008, 04:38 PM
I have fixed the problem and wanted to post what I did to resolve it so others can benefit from it. I found a 100 AMP fuse that was bad. It's the fuse that controls the amps coming from the battery. I replaced the fuse and it started right up. (see photo)
http://www.visionarycreative.com/pathfinder/100AMPfuseNissanPF.png

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