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1998 ford tuarus se won't start

Driving down interstate went to take a left turn and car just died.no lights came on, no noises, had to have towed home. Now I have checked battery and alternator, and they are working fine, checked starter and when I tapped it with crow bar and hammer, it started working fine, when I turn the key it makes a click noise (only one) but will not turn over. all fluids are fine, checked hoses and wires, could you lead me in the right direction?

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  • Bullfrogg May 01, 2009

    Was driving down highway, got off an exit for work and car just died so I coasted to a stop and that was it. SAME THING battery and alt. are fine just put brand new starter in it today and it will click once when you turn the key but wont turn over . Just checked all the fuses and not one is blown. Someone please help us this is my only transport !!! Thank You

  • Bullfrogg May 11, 2010

    I did notice the oil light come on (dummy light on inst. cluster)

  • Bullfrogg May 11, 2010

    Also had the battery on a charger for at least 2 hours,,,still only one click no turn over. Then had friend give me a jump start, same thing NOTA.

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It could be a lose belt or try to recharge the battery

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