Cars not dead but not starting

Asked by Apr 17, 2016 at 09:15 AM about the 2001 Ford Focus

Question type: General

I have a 2001 ford focus . its not dead everything
else still works , lights , radio, .. But my cars not
wanting to start ? An it happens pretty often an
leaves me stuck alotv. any clues to what it might
be ? Please an thanks

2 Answers

54,615

Always first thing to check is the battery and the battery connections. Has the battery been tested? Are the battery connections absolutely clean and tight? Are the ground connections clean and tight? Is the electrical connection at the started clean and tight? Does the engine turn over when trying to start?

Best Answer Mark helpful

Especially in this hot weather check your battery does not need topping up or it will short across the plates

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