I have a 93 Ford Festiva I just replaced the battery but everytime I start the car and drive then I turn it off it wont start again without jumping the car.

Asked by Jan 06, 2016 at 10:52 AM about the 1993 Ford Festiva GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have you had a chance to verify that the alternator is producing a charge while the car is running? The battery voltage across the terminals should read about 13.5 to 14.5 volts when the car is running.

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Good answer from Fuel218. Also, what is your symptom when you turn the key and it doesn't start? Do you hear a very loud "CLICK" once and then nothing? Does the starter relay click extremely fast on/off? Something else?

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