Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: An hour southwest of Boston, MA, USA
Re: Battery Tender
Here's what I would do.
First check that your battery really is dead - put a multimeter on it to see if it's got 12V or completely dead.
If it's dead, hook a battery charger directly to the battery (red to red, black to black), check for good connection, have it switched on. Then get a multimeter in a voltage range that will register 12V, and touch the red probe to the inside center (the positive) of the power plug near the left knee tupperware, and the black probe to the metal around the inside of the same plug. You're testing to see if there's 12V at that plug. If there's not, that plug is not connected. If there is nothing, my guess is that the wires may not be connected for some reason right behind the plug, which can be seen by removing the black bumper and chrome strip on that side.
If the battery is not dead, just do the multimeter probe check on he plug looking for 12V.
Hope this helps.
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