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Electrical Problem Trying to start the car, 94 towncar, results in a total loss of electrical power. Lights turn off, radio and buzzers shut off. After playing with it for a few minutes, it will come back on and start. This happened three times in 3 days. This morning I didn't have time to play with it, and had to walk to work.

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  • terrykear192 Dec 16, 2008

    I went out in the snow yesterday, and cleaned the battery terminals (they weren't that bad, little dirty, no corrosion). Couldn't get under the car but, I went Christmas shopping anyway, just to check it out. Made 4-5 stops and started the car 7-8 times. Never had a problem.

  • terrykear192 Dec 17, 2008

    Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.

    Terry

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    Same problem but happens days or weeks apart. Easiest way to change battery cables????????????

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Clean & inspect battery connections, (both ends), charge battery fully & have it load tested. I suspect bad connection, bad battery, and at worst, worn out starter.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Dec 17, 2008

    Well lets hope you got it. Sometimes it's a easy as loosening connections, twisting them back & forth, and re-tightening. With electrical, ya never know for sure until you try it. Good Luck

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