• Tiny
  • rswan
  • Ford Taurus

2002 Ford Taurus 75000 mi. Problem with starting after driving. Turn key on as usual, car weakly cranks for just a couple seconds then nothing. Turn key off, then right back on to try restarting only sound is starter clicking. If car sits for just a minute or two after this attempt it will start. Went through this a few weeks ago. Replaced battery no problems since until today. Where it repeated that behavior a few times. But this last time it refused to start even after sitting for a hour and it refused to start by jumping it. Banged on the starter for the heck of it and it did turn over very slightly for a brief moment then nothing but the click. Is this a starter issue?

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Saturday, December 16th, 2006 AT 11:43 PM

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  • Tiny
  • carundell
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Hey rswan,
Sure does sound like a starter issue!


p.S. Be sure those battery terminals are squeaky clean!

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Sunday, December 17th, 2006 AT 3:04 AM

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