I was driving and my car just died?

ford
mustang

#1

when i jump it she starts but when i take the cables off she dies???help please


#2

You probably need a new alternator - and probably a new battery.


#3

that what i thought thank u could it really be any thing eles the car was running fine earlier today it happened out of no where


#4

Car batteries die suddenly. They short out internally and sometimes there isn’t much warning. Get a new battry, and have the alternator and charging system checked out.


#5

That’s pretty much it. UncleTurbo (below) is right about the sequence - get a fully charged battery in there and then have the charging system checked. If you’re lucky it is just a sudden battery death.


#6

Have the alternator and the battery tested. One or both is probably bad.

Don’t guess, test. Most parts stores will test these components at no cost.