help me please

Asked by Dec 27, 2015 at 03:36 PM about the 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis 4 Dr GS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car Will start but after 4 day or more it
will start then die then won't start I jump it
then it will start but when u take the jumper
cables off then it dies  what's wrong

3 Answers

46,945

Clean the battery terminals and cable ends. If the cables don't clamp on tightly they may need to be replaced.

223,025

Might be time for a new battery if the cables check out.

1,205

Also, check the alternator. It could be dead. Should be putting out 14.5 volts, or so. I think the battery's just not getting charged.

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