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2003 mustang shuts off, had to jump start.

Got home put car in reverse to back into parking space, shuts off again. Will not start. Recently replaced battery, new spark plugs and wiring. What do you think the issue is.

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Have you checked your alternator? Watch the battery guage and see where it is when the car is running. If it's below the 1/2 way mark, you may not be getting enough voltage to keep the battery charged. Otherwise there may be a loose battery cable either at the battery or at the engine. Check the ground wire at the engine block and make sure the positive is tight at the starter. There is also an alternator fuse; check the owners manual for the location.

Posted on Dec 04, 2012

  • Mike Web Dec 04, 2012

    Thanks. I'll check that out tomorrow and see what happens, if not will take to get the alternator checked.

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