Mechanics

CAR HAS NEW PARTS, BUT STILL SHUTS DOWN

2002 Mercury Sable • 4 cylinder Automatic • 119,000 miles

I have an 02 Mercury Sable. Car wouldn't start so I replaced the alternator, battery cables and the starter and it still wouldnt start so I replaced the battery. It worked fine for a week or two, but then started shaking a little and the check engine light came on. Finally, I drove to work but when I was heading home, I reversed and then the car just completely shut off, but had the check engine and battery light on. I jumped it and the car started, but the check engine light is still on and it doesn't feel right driving. What could possibly be the problem!
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Ailuj
July 21, 2011.



You've thrown all kinds of random parts at it that would cause a lot of different symptoms, but you never really said what those symptoms were. What was the original problem? What led you to replace the generator and starter? Do you have a digital voltmeter and know how to use it to do some testing?

Caradiodoc
Jul 21, 2011.