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My car wont start , it will start sometimes , but i been having this problem on and off for a few monthes now , i have put new terminal on the negative side , my friend put a wire in between the post and the terminal , and it started , but now it wont do nothing at all ,, i had the starter check at auto zone and the battery check at walmart , and they both did great ,, my car is a 1996 Thunderbird Lx with a 3.8 engine ,, plz help me

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  • dan May 11, 2010

    why did you put a new terminal on?

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Its not the alternator, I have a 96 thunderbird and i had the same problem. its an open ground wire somewhere. Make sure your interior lights are turning off when you shut the car off. if the ground is touching metal they will stay on. If they dont then its probably just barely rubbing, I pulled all my floor lights out and havent had a problem since. you dont need to pull the accesory lights just the 4 floor lights ( 1 in each door and 2 under the panel)

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SOUND LIKE YOU BLOWN THE ALTERNATOR BUY A ALTERNATER

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