Having problems with your 2002 Mercury Sable ?
New battery but at times won't start. - 2002 Mercury Sable
Try cleaning the connectors that clamp to your battery or screw in as they can sometimes accumulate dirt and grease which causes an unreliable connection to the battery. Clean the posts or the screw holes, whichever it is, as well:)
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New battery but at times won't start. - 2002 Mercury Sable
Try cleaning the connectors that clamp to your battery or screw in as they can sometimes accumulate dirt and grease which causes an unreliable connection to the battery. Clean the posts or the screw holes, whichever it is, as well:) ... 2002 Mercury Sable
94 mercury sable will not start. There is no noise when i turn the key, aside from the fuel pump. second time happening. replaced the cables to the battery since they were corroded and busted. that fixed the problem the first time. had battery and starter checked out and they were fine. ran it for two days. replaced the fuel filter and air filter because it was sputtering. i removed the neg cable for 30 mins and started it back up. ran it to try and blow out the carbon. stopped it and went to
Hi, before you think about replacing ignition control module what you should do is check the earth wires coming from the battery make sure that where it earths out onto the bodywork and engine that it is a good connection undo them and give it a good ... Mercury Sable
I have a 1999 Mercury Sable and accidentally installed the battery backwards. Replaced blow fuses and the car ran fine. After sitting idle for 3 days, returned to find the new battery dead. A jump start got the car going, but after driving 40 miles, then turning the car off and then immediatly trying to start it, the car would not start and the battery was very dead. I think the alternator/ generator must be working because during the 40 mile drive, the lights worked fine. Other than need
Check and make sure your termimals to the battery are clean and tight. You can find out if the alternator is charging by simply starting the car and while it is running take the negitive cable off the battery. If the car quits its not charging (have ... 2009 Ford Taurus
Why did the battery light stay on after installing a new alternator on my 1999 mercury sable. I put a new belt and tensioner pulley as well as a new idler and power steering pulley. I believe the battery is good. The battery light came on initially when i was getting on the freeway. and thats when i started replacing those items, with no success.
Check for 12 volts at battery with engine off.\015\012\015\012The check for 14 volts with the engine running. If not 14, alternator is not generating any amperage. ... 1999 Mercury Sable
We have a 2008 Mercury Mountaineer that will not start at random times. If we wait approx. 20 minutes and try again it will start. Mechanics can't find anything wrong. It has a new ignition switch, new battery and new starter. Help?
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I have a 1995 Mitsubishi Montero, new battery and new alternator. Car loses charge while driving, can actually see the battery gauge going from 16 to 12 in ten minuets then gets to 8 and radio goes off and lights dim till it gets to 0 and dies...if I get a jump for 5 min. it will drive another 5-10 minuets before it does the same thing. If I charge it with a charger for 3 hours it will run for 20 minuets before starting to lose battery power and get's down to 12 by the time I get home, then it s
You need to check the charging system. Take a volt OHM meter and go to the positive and then the negative posts. It will tell you how many volts it is putting out. If it is not charging at least 13.9 volts, then you bought a faulty alternator. If ... 1995 Mitsubishi Montero
94 chevy suburban with 5.7. New dist cap, rotor, plugs, wires, fuel filter, battery, and last year new ign coil, module, and ecm. I set the timing to 0 at tdc with timing advance unplugged and when I plug advance back in, it hardly will start and when it does it is very very rough to where it will not stay running.
Sounds like timing is a little late. try a SLIGHT advancement (1-2 degrees) of the timing. keep trying until idle smooths out, listen for pinging on a steep hill in top gear. if engine pings at all other than at full throttle, timing is too far advan ... 1994 Chevrolet S-10
My 2002 Merc Sable is having issues starting. Sometimes it will turn over but it struggles, other times I have to try repeatedly to get it to start. When it miss fires it makes a loud ZZZZZZZ sound. I have a brand new starter, spark, plugs, battery, fuel pump and gas tank. Could it be teeth missing on the flywheel? But that doesn't sound right because this problem happens all the time. What could be causing this?
I believe by the way you describe it it does sound like STarter is freewheeling.....Automatics have a flexplate instead of a flywheel....Although it is a solid metal starter ring around a thin metal flexplate....More than likely the starter gear is s ... 2002 Mercury Sable
Bought a 1997 mercury sable today, guy said it needed a starter, charged dead battery and replaced starter. It fired right up, was driving it home it died, oil light, battery light, and check engine light came on. Checked oil and it is full. So checked the battery it was sitting at 12.25 volts, so I went and bought a new battery, hooked it up and it started right up but oil light, check engine light and battery light came back on and before I could shut it off it died. Went out to Check battery
Try checking the altenator. If the starter and battery were gimpy, the altenator may have a blown regulator too!. It sounds like there is a short in the system causing this problem. Most likely the altenator or component in the charging loop. WF ... 1997 Mercury Sable
I have a problem with a 2008 Dodge Charger, my battery went bad and I had to jump it off to take it and get a new battery put in but now my new battery won't start my car not even when the new battery is jumped off either. When u try and start the car it reads the key and the dash lights come on sometimes when you try and start it but won't start but when you try a second or third time to start it the dash lights won't come on at all and still won't start. What should I do?
When you jump started the vehicle, it started as normal and you drove to a shop to have a new battery installed.?? Correct??1. Who removed the old battery and installed the new one?2. Did the car start normally immediately after th ... Cars & Trucks
I have a 2002 mercury sable and have had no problems till lately. The car will start and set and run. misses when the air con is on and when pressing on the gas to go up a small incline. Sometimes the check engine light will come on. Some times the open door or trunk light will come on and stay on. Some times the inside lights will come on and stay on then run the battery down. When the car sets in the sun the alarm will go off. Does anyone know what is going on.
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I have a mercury sable 2001 and it was running fine.. The out of no where I went to start the car and it would not start and not even crank. When I open the car the interior lights turn on and the dinging sound when the key is in the ignition turns on when the door is open .. The power windows and radio and dashboard light do not turn on I bought a new battery hoping that would fix it but it did not .. I've heard it could be the iginition switch or starter any ideas?
Very likely its the starter solenoid ... 2001 Mercury Sable
My car would not start today. I have a 2004 mercury sable. It will not turn over at all. The starter was tested and was ok, the battery was low. I put a new battery on and still the same problem. What could be the problem. The lights and radio still come on with no problem
Possible error 1: Incorrect weight connection between the engine and chassis, or 2 ... 2004 Mercury Sable
2005 Ion Saturn won't start in the cold, this week was 0-15 degree, ct , it starts 99% of the time, has a new battery, car has 165,000 miles, please help
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2002 Toyota Sienna XLE; intermittent problems starting. New battery and new starter x 2 in the past month. There is no specific time that the van doesn't start - it just doesn't and then it may start when tried another time. There are lights, radio,etc.... help Similar problem. New battery in last April
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I do have a 1995 Toyota Camry 2.2. During the morning time it starts ok, when i drive like 1 to 2 miles and turn off my car and get a grocery or just for a short time period. When i come back it does not starts, when i turn on the switch, it turns on the lights inside the speedo meter, when i turn my keys , it dose not have ignition, it dose not cranks, no other sounds, i try like 7 -10 times turn it on and off, then after all in a sudden it starts. I have a new battery, new timing belt, new alt
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96 pont grand prix has an intermedate starting oroblem. most times it starts fine but couple times a week when ya turn the key it does nothing. has new starter , new alternator, new battery. fuel pump hums when the key is on for couple seconds . lights do not dim when ya try to start it . when this happens i turn the key on/off til it starts, sometimes this takes up to a hundred times . please help me im stumped
There can be one problem among several parts on your car and it involves getting the starting signal to your starter.\015\012\015\012Working backwards from the starter there is a starter Solenoid and on some GM products it comes with the new ... 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix
Most of the time, car starts easily and runs well. Some of time, car starts - then stalls. Some times, car does not start and second attempt the clicking noise as if the battery were almost dead. New battery this year. When clicking noise occurs, third attempt and it starts. It isn't completely broke but its not completely well. Where to start?
This sounds like you may be fighting more than one problem at a time.\015\012First, I would replace the main relay (often located near the fuse panel under the dash).\015\012Next, I would check all battery connections and even though the ... 1993 Honda Civic 4 Door
2001 nissan pathfinder. seems electronic. first seemed dead battery, put in new battery. fine for couple of days. then dashboard warning signals, oil, battery, brakes, and airbag, start going on. then noticed passenger side window slow to auto roll up and down, then, after 3 days of brand new battery, and all these preforementioned signs, it doesn't start. then we jump it, then it starts, then in about 1/4 mile it stalls, then we jump it again, this time leave cables on longer, and it goes for a
Have your alternator checked. Most auto supply places do this at no charge. Multiple dashboard warning lights usually indicate alternator problems. ... 2001 Nissan Pathfinder
My 2005 ford 500 only has 10k miles on it. recently, after sitting for a while, the battery was dead. started it with a jump. then it started to die while being driven, but would start again with a jump - then down the road, the same problem. We replaced the battery - same problem. The battery light also comes on intermittently. we took it to the ford dealership and they replaced the alternator. same problem - this time they said that the new battery had somehow "ruined" their new alternator
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Startles wanting to start but wont. bought engine coil and new battery. in the past it would hesitate when not running the engine for a couple of days once started it would immediatelly start every time it would crank. now with new battery and new coil it wont start.
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I have a 1994 mercury sable sedan. While driving car shutoff. the lights on the panel where still on and the steering wheel would not move. Tried restarting it and it would not start but it tries to. Recently put in new battery and alternator. Do you think fuel is not getting to the engine?
Yes, sounds like a fuel pump or sending unit. Need to test fuel pressure for a definate answer ... 1994 Mercury Sable
97 mercury sable blows alternator fuse after a few hours. Not right away. Alternator & battery are new & test good when change fuse. Do you know what causes this? Thank you for your time. . .
Sounds like a wire grounding from worn insulation or a faulty voltage regulator being the problem. Normally that is built into the alternator but Mercury used a separate or split unit design for a few years int eh 90's. Unfortunately I don't rememb ... Mercury Sable
Starting issue The car has a brand new battery, and brand new key battery. The car does not respond to the key's remote functions lately, and about 95% of the time will not turn over when I turn the ignition key. Other times it will rapidly start up fine. What are possible causes please?
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2003 grand cherokee limited new timing chain,new battery, and alternator perfect. When car warms up has hard time starting like a battery drain. if i let it sit for 20min car will start right up
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