Question about 1999 Mercury Sable
Something is draining the battery. That means there is an "open" circuit somewhere. Since you say it happens when you turn your blinkers on, I would say that is where to start. I am used to working on older cars so don't know what related sensors there may be on your vehicle. I usually start with the fuses and/or flasher can. The flasher can would probably be making a clicking sound if it was bad, but like I said, I don't know your vehicle. The fuses are usually located underneath the dash on the driver's side in a small box.
Also check for a bare or cracked wire which may be shorting out against metal. Problem: most cars now have the wires all covered up so you can't access them without taking apart the panel underneath the steering wheel. Or taking apart the steering column.
If you can't find a "shorting" fuse or wire, you will have to have it tested to find where the problem is.
Posted on Nov 06, 2010
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 28, 2014 | 2001 Chevrolet S-10
Mar 18, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Nov 06, 2010 | 1999 Mercury Sable
Jul 19, 2010 | 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup
May 28, 2009 | 1988 Chevrolet S-10
May 07, 2009 | Chevrolet S 10 Cars & Trucks
Mar 18, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado
Mar 15, 2009 | 2001 GMC Sierra 2500HD
82 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!