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Old 08-06-2012, 09:10 AM   #1
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after going about 40 miles with the a/c on, the car totally stops-no power as if you unhooked battery, cables tight, what can cause this?
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When you say stops dead do you mean the engine shuts down? After you pull over and get it into park does it start up again?
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the power is totally dead not even flashers, after about 15min it will start again, but goes about 1/2mile and shuts off again
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remove and clean the ends of the big power and grounds reassemble with dielectric grease.
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will give it a shot, thanks!
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Had the same issue, it was the positive power line - clean 'em good.

Watch they may have more than one connection in-line, not just at the battery.
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