2006 ford Taurus, has new battery but will not turn over. It hadn't been used for two weeks, battery was dead so I replaced it, now will not turn over at all. The lights come on and the door ļocks ,e

Asked by Jan 12, 2016 at 04:26 PM about the 2006 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 ford Taurus, has new battery but will not turn over.

It hadn't been used for two weeks, battery was dead so I replaced it, now will
not turn over at all. The lights come on and the door ļocks ,electric mirror as
well as the dome light. No dash lights or prestart lights or radio . 
Any ideas would helpful. 

2 Answers

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check all of your battery connections. both ends. then try to jump start. You might have a parasitic draw on your battery. Also have your alternator tested and scan the computer for codes.

We tried changing the positive wire tonight and the didn't make a difference

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