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1999 ford taurus battery drain

This car has so many issues, but I have put a new battery and a new starter in it in the last 6 months, had alternator tested a month ago and it was fine,, keep losing antifreeze in the radiator, but not the reservior, but i can't see any in the oil or leaking on the ground,, now it will not start, dash lights come on, but jumping it did not work, HELP:)

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A light might be on somewhere in the car a friend of mine had a problem like this and i found the light in the glove box was on while it was closed fixed the switch and he hasn't had the problem since.

Posted on Oct 31, 2012

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It could possibly be the starter, but before you get that far make sure the Battery cables are connected very tight. If loose the car won't start or do anything. Also make sure the battery cable is grounded.

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check for vacume leaks listen for a hissing sound if you here one but cant pin point it you can use a spray bottle of gas of can of ether both very flamable so be gentle and spray around the sound when the engine revs up theres your leak thats where i would start

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Check ground wire from engine to frame and battery to body

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SOURCE: My car will not start,

I need you to clarify what happens when it won't start, does the engine crank over but not fire up or does if not crank at all, if the starter doesn't crank the engine over do u hear any kind of click from under the hood? this is very important, u may have burned solenoid contacts in the starter, this is the symptom, clicking but engine will not crank over,if this is the case replace the starter solenoid even if it tested ok, trust me have done dozens of these.

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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