1990 Lincoln Town Car electrical

Tiny
SJPD1959
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  • 1990 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
  • V8
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 116,000 MILES
I have a 1990 lincoln town car with a 5.0L engine when I start up the car after a quater mile the dashboard lights go out the radio shuts off the heat shuts off blinkers don;t work nothing works but the car still runs when I shut the car off it won't start i'll jump the car and it starts right up could it be the altnator or voltage regulator is the regulator in with the altnator I need help fast I hope you can help me please thanks.
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Saturday, November 6th, 2010 AT 2:27 PM

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KHLOW2008
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Hi sjpd1959,

Thank you for the donation.

You need to perform a test on the charging system to verify if it is a fault with the alternator.

A faulty ignition switch or power interruption can also cause the symptoms described.
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Saturday, November 6th, 2010 AT 2:45 PM

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