Mechanics

MERCURY SABLE BATTERY PROBLEM

2003 Mercury Sable • 124,000 miles

Car wont start but lights work. When I turn on my headlights the display on my radio turns off. Battery and alternator are good.
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October 31, 2012.



Have you had the battery tested under load. Meaning check the voltage of the battery when you start the car. A battery can have 12 Volts, but if it has a bad cell it will drop significantly when a load, like starting your car, is put on it. Advance Auto or Auto Zone can do this test for you.