Posted on Aug 14, 2010 I wired around the mega fuse and the light stayed on--I went ahead and replaced the fuse and the light is still on--I checked the alternator plug and the positive wire and they seem ok--do you have any other suggestions? Disconnect the positive battery cable. I pulled fuses until I pulled 37 in the interior fuse box and draw went to nothing. It was towed to a Ford dealership. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. The battery is two years old, the charging system is putting out a healthy 14. Advance Auto Parts has 16 different Battery for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up.
The service engine soon light came on. If you need further help, reach me via phone at Sep 18, 2010. The contact was able to restart the vehicle as it resumed normal operation. After all of these tests and corrections, this was still a problem. If recovered in a short time period, the battery should charge back to 100%. This is a serious problem that is a major safety issue and needs to be corrected free of charge to all Ford Taurus owners. The next few days were pretty damn cold, around single digits territory.
That one died in May, and the car at that point couldn't hold a charge. Chose Advance because of prior experience and it's the closest. Great idea pulling a fuse a day. This metal surface is exclusive of the carburetor or tubing on the car with the discharged battery. Battery ready when I got there.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The consumer experienced tires shaking, clunking noise in front wheels when turning, and squeaking noise in rear end when braking. I am almost positive that the passenger side door is causing the problem, and oddly enough now the passenger side window wont work either and this has also happened before. It was a bonus that the pickup time was about two minutes in store and the battery even fit. . No instrument lights come on when this happens. I took the battery to fleet farm where I bought it after charging it.
Autocraft Gold automotive batteries are engineered for maximum starting power in any climate. I am a 40+ year old male who has had many makes and models of different types of vehicles and have never had or heard of coil springs breaking as they do on the Ford Taurus. Is it possible the cell that froze is weak and when it gets cold enough, freezes solid and bricks the battery?? You have a bad cell in the battery. Moved the car on monday, everything was fine. Drove it down to college about 2.
Multiple reports on line about the cowl over cabin air filer. Engine makes a buzzing noise when start. A shorted winding in an alternator can cause this. I have not had any problem starting the vehicle. I used a 25 % coupon offer online and directed my business to my preferred store for pick-up.
Now my car will not start. Now don't get me wrong, I've had many many good rebuilt units in both starters and generators, alternators too. Disconnect the positive battery cable. Sporadic dying up to 5 times daily or months between incidents. This cable went to a box near the firewall which I assume to be the cruise controller. Advance Auto Parts offers helpful advice about a variety of products, including car batteries. Starting batteries are not intended for low current draw electronics when the engine is not running.
The consumer experienced tires shaking, clunking noise in front wheels when turning, and squeaking noise in rear end when braking. Put simply, you need to replace the alternator or have it fixed regulator replaced by a re-builder. Some dying at 70 mph on highways with no warning. Sometimes cleaning the connections will fix a charging problem. Your key may be worn down too much. If you can't find it, call Ford and they will give you the code for free.
In this case, I believe that 'Better' is the enemy of 'Good Enough'. Remember that batteries contain sulfuric acid that can cause severe burns, and hydrogen-oxygen gases that can be explosive. I recommend having it tested, I've seen alts show good charge characteristics while engine on and pull the battery down while the vehicle sat. I just continues to happen and wonder if something that needs looked into further. Rest assured that your new Duralast battery comes with a 2-Year Free Replacement Warranty, or a 3-Year Warranty for Duralast Gold or Platinum batteries. I have not had any problem starting the vehicle. They replaced it free - put in a new one.