Question about 1984 Mercury Cougar
The car would not start it just made a clicking noise around the regulator. I tried to jump the car got it started but the lights started flashing. they would stop when I pushed on the breaks. the only wayl they would stop is when I disconnected the battery.
Your battery is shot, Get a new one, End allso get the charging system end starter check out on it,
Posted on Nov 04, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Remove the lugs at the battery. Clean the posts and the lugs - then reconnect. Your battery won't charge (and the jumpers won't work) largely because of a film on the + post and lug. If you live in a hot summer area, (Arizona) the problem is especially troublesome.
Posted on Jul 15, 2009
SOURCE: 1999 mercury cougar wont start
clicking usually sounds like a starter sometiimes when they start going bad it gets stuck that's why u only hear clicking, try tapping it with a steel bar or something it worked for me wen my car was doing that, and what u mentioned about the battery it might be that is not holding charge even if u try jump starting it
Posted on May 27, 2009
SOURCE: Car battery won't stay charged.
jumped battery started next day attempted to start and was dead i swapped out a battery no good then i swapped out the terminals to the battery and it started right up
Posted on Aug 13, 2008
Hi I'm litoshop if you just put in a new tranny first check the neutral switch that is correctly adjusted then check if the starter is correctly installed check the thin wire that comes from the ignition switch and if everything looks ok then try to start the motor directly on the starter good luck if this information has been helpful please let us know thank you
Posted on Sep 15, 2009
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