engine won't start


Asked by May 09, 2012 at 03:23 AM about the 1988 Lincoln Mark VII Bill Blass

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Only get 1 click at solenoid and starter will not engage.neg.side of battery sparked before problem started

1 Answer

Peter Nichols

well mikek , I'll bet you there's some form of corrosion around that lose negative batt terminal . And I also bet that if you go ahead and clean the posts on battery ,check the water level , USE ONLY DIISTILLED H2O FROM THE ORIGINAL JUG ... AND FILL TO INDICATED LEVEL .Now before we connect the batt terminals wer'er gonna hook up the batt charger and zap that 'ole half dead battery back to the living (indicated charge level of 15 to sixteen volts while charging with charger would be a good indicator to me that the batt was happy again ) I don't know if your gonna like any of this but it's the best lie I can tell in a pinch ...

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Lincoln Mark VII Questions

Lincoln Mark VII Experts

#1 oldschoolone
Reputation 170
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 160
#3 DSO84BlackBeauty1
Reputation 140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Continental"
1,860 listings starting at $42,501
Used Cadillac Eldorado"
444 listings starting at $2,950
Used Lincoln Town Car"
55 Great Deals out of 2,408 listings starting at $1,542
Used Ford Mustang"
726 Great Deals out of 41,222 listings starting at $900
Used Cadillac DeVille"
2,392 listings starting at $1,600
Used Mercury Cougar"
270 listings
Used Ford Thunderbird"
29 Great Deals out of 1,169 listings starting at $5,495
Used Mercury Grand Marquis"
52 Great Deals out of 2,580 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Crown Victoria"
8 Great Deals out of 1,633 listings starting at $1,950