I have a 2000 Mustang V6 3.8. Sometimes when I am driving it will loss power(electrical) power like the batt. has came disconnected. But it is only for a split sec or two and come right back on. Also sometimes after driving it, I will got to get start it up and the car has no power at all. Its like the batt. I have no power what so ever. And I will trun the key off and wait bout 5 or so mins and try to start it again and will have power and start right up. But while waiting for it I will jiggle the batt cables, I habe replaced all the batt cables pos. and neg. and I am still having the same problem. Does any one have any ideas please??.

Asked by Sep 05, 2013 at 10:30 AM

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I have a 2000 Mustang 3.8 V6. I am having the problem of when I am driving the car will loose power completely as in electrical power, everything shuts of. But it is only for a second or two. Also after driving, I will get back into the car to start it and the car will not have any power to it at all. But after waiting 5 mins. or so it car will have power and crank right up. I will also jiggle the batt wires around while waiting, I have replaced both pos. and neg. batt cables and I am still having the problem. Any have any ideas please

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Can you jiggle the battery cables and other wires when the car is running to see if you can get it to turn off? Maybe you have a ground that is corroded or rusted?

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