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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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My car starts but then just shuts down, I put a battery

Customer Question

My car starts but then just shuts down
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: I put a battery charger on the battery and it shows 90%
JA: What year is your Charger?
Customer: not sure maybe 4 - 5 years old
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just trying to charge the battery first
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: not really
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.

Hi Im David, how long does it run before shutting off?

Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.


Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You may have a handful of things going on, especially depending on the vehicle and exactly what you're seeing. It appears that you may have a factory security or immobilizer related issue.

Have you tried a second key?
What year and model is the vehicle?