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Ford Falcon Futura AU II 2000 Ignition will not turn over have cleaned all battery terminals, checked starter motor connection. Replaced start inhibitor switch on auto transmission. BASE coming up in dash where odometer is. Presently trying to reset smart lock by leaving ignition on for 30 mins. Smart lock indicator not flashing.

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  • muzza52 Sep 25, 2008

    Re checked and re cleaned and tightened battery terminals, leads etc. No change after leaving ignition on for 1/2 an hour to reset smart start. There is a circle coming up with an exclaimation mark on the dash similar to the park brake indicator

  • muzza52 Sep 25, 2008

    Checked battery voltage and earth lead to motor all OK (Tried battery from 4X4 no difference)Any fuses in system that could be causing problems?

  • muzza52 Sep 25, 2008

    Thanks to all the experts, taken all on board and sending vehicle to auto sparkie for computer diagnosis

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    its a 2001 model but the only option was to say 05 on this site..Please how do I check and top up my auto transmission fluid?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I replace the starter on my 91 Caprice now its not starting over to check the connection everything is correct it seated properly but when I turn the ignition is not coming over the older one was at least making it sound like it was trying to be friends over so I don't know what else could be wrong

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I replace the starter on my 91 Caprice now its not starting over to check the connection everything is correct it seated properly but when I turn the ignition is not coming over the older one was at least making it sound like it was trying to be friends over so I don't know what else could be wrong

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The circle on the dash is smart lock..(ignition cut off like a kill switch immobilser) the only way to fix that is take it to ford or a macahnic its a module inside the ignition ,,,or the computers smartlock aint letting it go

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  • chris07551 Sep 25, 2008

    ill tell u 100 percent smart lock im a machanic and done this 20 times



  • melisa Jan 28, 2012

    hi chris if your out there, My car had battery light on then the airbag came on and car just stopped. I got it towed home. Got battery recharged put it back in then base came up. car wouldnt go first turn of key then it started base went away but battery light stayed on. I had new gearbox put in about a month ago did about 200km since (if that any help). I drove about 6kms but brought it home it sounded like it was going to die again any suggestions.

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Hi

in this case you need to check the starting condenser coil.. maybe this is open and no contact to starter...


Thanks!!!
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H!!!

check the batter if it ok or discharge
and check the terminal and wire
then check the starter of engine if it is ok



Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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    ronald suboc Sep 25, 2008

    yup check the fuse!!

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Make sure the Battery cable is very tight,if loose then the car will do nothing (no lights, no turn over, no clicking). Also make sure it is grounded properly with no rust, etc.

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