SOHC S13 turned into a brick

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SOHC S13 turned into a brick

Postby Grimbrother » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:14 pm

Hey guys,
Last night my SOHC S13 turned into a total brick. Shut the car off and my seat belts didn't retract and the dash clock turned off. There is no electricity going anywhere and I'm kind of at a loss since I'm not familiar with electrical stuff yet. Jumping the battery does nothing. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: SOHC S13 turned into a brick

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:22 pm

Check to make sure the cables are still anchored to where they are supposed to be, particularly the negative cable going to the intake manifold.
You also might have blown a fuse or something :(

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Re: SOHC S13 turned into a brick

Postby ArmedAviator » Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:07 pm

Papa Smurf is right on. First two things you need to do is inspect for proper wire connection at the battery, fusebox, ground points, and alternator.

If no suspect loose connections than start checking fuses.

Quick question. If you turn the key to start, does anything happen?

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