1993 Ford Thunderbird- New battery & alternator & car won't start
I recently had a new alternator put in my 93 Ford T-Bird and then a new battery. My car has been sitting for about a week and won't take a charge & there isn't even a clicking sound when I try to start it.
Re: 1993 Ford Thunderbird- New battery & alternator & car...
Listen buddy i had the same exact problem. I have a 93 thunderbird as well. what it is is your starter. it is located underneath yourengine kind of right beside the right tire well. its an easy fix and its not to expensive.
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Your voltage regulator is sticking a little.
I'm not sure but I think it is built into the alternator on these fords which means you may need to start thinking about a new one (either voltage regulator or alternator depending.)
Did you hook up the wires from the correctly? Some batteries have the pos and neg reversed on the mounting posts. You may need to double check battery cables and alternator cables are charging. If you have a volt meter, you can perform more diagnostic tests on your own. Like testing output of alternator to ensure you are putting out the correct polarity.
ericka1 hold up on the alternator! You have a new battery in the car, now what's going on? When u turn the key on, does your engine turn over (crank)? The alternator charges the battery when the car is running, if u have a new battery in the car, it should start, even if the alternator is bad. The alternator would cause the battery to lose it's charge if it is bad. So, 1st thing to check (if car won't start), is there spark at the spark plugs, and is fuel getting to the spark plugs. You must have both for the car to start and run. Check that out 1st, and provide info, we can take it from there.