Mustang no crank no start

Asked by Peter77triple7 Jul 03, 2020 at 10:05 PM about the 2001 Ford Mustang GT Coupe RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently purchased a 2001 mustang gt and owner
showed me battery light goes on and off when I first
got it.After about a month now of driving today the
car started smoking and smelled rich of oil and shut
off completely.When I put the keys in the lights and
radio come on but when I click over to try and
crank all power goes off and doesn’t make a sound
and no crank I’m confused on where to start
looking for the problem.I checked all fluids and
everything is good and car did not leak anything
when it shut off.

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Most the time when a battery goes on an off its alternator but when it comes to smoking could be anything

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