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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: UK Car
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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Just changed the battery but engine turns over but no fire,

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Just changed the battery but engine turns over but no fire
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: No
JA: What is the model/year of your Peugeot?
Customer: 2010 308
JA: Are you fixing your 308 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, put brand new battery on reconnected all back up to how it was before, the engine turns over but will not fire
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that's it really
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 4 months ago.

Hello and welcome to Justanswer!

There are many things that can cause a no start condition and it will most likely require some testing to determine what is going on. There may be damage due to incorrect battery connect technique or reversed polarity, the problem may be unrelated to the battery, or it may be as simple as disarming an alarm.

Have you pressed the unlock button on the key fob since reconnecting the battery?