Question about 2000 Ford Focus
I change the battery to an optima batteries and made a shot circuit because there was a metal that touched both terminals while the battery cable was attach to the battery. Fuses from underhood and interior of the car are in perfect conditions, car doesn't starts, when key is turn to start, in the dashboard at the milage display is appears alot of dashes. (---- ----) Before the battery change the car started and ran great. please help.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: electrical issue
Not sure this is the solution..but the same thing happened to me several times over a few month span. After many attempts to fix a number of items (alternator, etc.), I was told that there was a problem with the radio, and that it had to be "factory reset." My local dealer got some kind of code from Ford and fixed the problem. I haven't had a problem for over a year.
Posted on Sep 17, 2008
I have a 2004 Mercury Sable which is just like it and recently had this problem. It ended up being the starter solenoid. I hope this helps you!
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
no starter relay is always at the fuse relay box at the engine compartment. The relay that you hear is the relay for the accessories to turn off the power during starting position.
Posted on Feb 01, 2010
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