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Engine stalls when lights are turned on? Whenever I turn on the headlight, or turn signal, or press brake, or change gear, car nearly stalls or completely stalls. I can't drive car in this condition. I just got this car (in this condition). The battery that was cracked and leaked acid. So I thought it was just that I needed a new battery. I already did buy a new battery, and it did not help. It might be something unrelated. I don't know. Thank you!
Hello again. The battery acid got everywhere, including cables and everywhere. I noticed the cable/connector that is attached to the starter got somewhat damaged. Also, on the starter itself there is a lot of this acid and the connector was covered in the acid. I cleaned it off, but there still seems to be some damage there. Could this play a role? Would a bad starter, or bad starter connection cause a car to stall once running? Or does the starter only become engaged on the initial start-up? Thank you
Well, I was wondering if perhaps It might not be a throttle issue because the problem presents itself when there is an added electrical load, such as turn signal, or turning on headlights. What do you think?