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I hook up jumpers to my 1997 kia sportage after it died on

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i hook up jumpers to my 1997 kia sportage after it died on me. it starts and runs fine, when i unhook the neg jumper it dies in about 3 seconds, and then no power to anything
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Hello I'm Brandon - Kia tech.

The battery has a dead cell. A new replacement is necessary.

Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

This is why it is stalling after you removed the negative cable.