Question about 2002 Ford Taurus
After I drive for a short period of time. Stop engine - restart - Stop engine - then the car will not start - it has a slow crank as if the battery is dead. I had the battery and the charging system checked. The battery has a full charge and the alternator is putting out the required volts. The only thing I noticed is the electric cooling fan is not operational, however the engine heat gauge read about mid way. Coolant level ok. Can a slightly hotter engine (not overheating) prevent a car from starting? Is this a sign the starter is going out? Will replacing the cooling fan help?
Have your starter Cable (battery positive to starter positive) checked for voltage drop: If votage drop is above 0.5Volts, cable should be changed. If this doesn't solve the problem, then you have a bad solenolid on your starter
Posted on Jun 12, 2010
2 things have the battery load tested twice with a real carbon pile load tester under a 15 second load if battery still shows good what i find is oil has gotten into starter because oil filter sits over starter and people let it drip on the starter
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
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