Question about 1998 Ford Taurus
My 98' ford taurus would not start after a night of freezing rain and 12 degrees below zero, what could be the problem
The most like problem is a weak car battery.
Here in the Northeast US, the car battery is only good for 4 to 5 years and seeing you are getting a lot colder than that, the battery is probably only good for 4 years. You should go and get a new battery and look for one that has the MOST "Cold Cranking Amps" or CCA that you can afford! Usually they also come with a good warranty with the higher CCA's.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
First of all - check the battery and battery connections. Corroded connections don't transmit power as well as good clean ones.
Second - after cleaning, check voltage (careful) and charge batttery if necessary.
Third, see if engine will start with a jump start - if won't start after cleaning and charging, but will start on a jump, you've got a bad battery or starter motor - take it to a shop and have them diagnose it further.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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For car running hot and overheating issues, I suggest to you go
through this help links. Click this link below and go through the
troubleshooting procedure to take care of the problems: ----Car runs hot? http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-runs-hot-in-traffic.html
-----------All types of car overheating problems and troubleshooting?
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----------Car engine Overheats and transmission starts slipping?http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-engine-overheats-and-transmission.html
----------This details will help.Thanks.
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