My car will start one time a day. The check engine light comes on when you put the key in the run position. Then you start the car and when you shut it off the light won't come back on and no start

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Asked by Aug 26, 2013 at 11:02 AM about the 1991 Mercury Capri

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When the check engine light comes on with the key, car starts, then
when you shut car off and turn key back on light doesn't come
back on. This all started when I connected the battery backwards

2 Answers

oooo, good one---your alternator still okay? check all the fuses? the MEGA fuse?

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Alternater is fine and all fuses good I replaced the 80amp main under the hood

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