My 2001 ford Taurus keeps dying out when I'm driving it. I have replaced starter, battery, and alternator. Car will turn on fine but only drive100 feet and dies out. Battery dead when restarting. Help

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Asked by Jan 30, 2015 at 04:40 PM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SES

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Is the Check Engine light on and what is the Battery Voltage?

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Yes check engine light is on...to be honest I'm not sure on battery voltage. When I jump the car or charge up battery it starts right away with no problem. But it dies out immediately. My battery light is also on.

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Some auto parts stores can scan the check engine light for free. I would have them do a battery load test to see if the battery is any good. If it is new it should have a warranty on it. Battery light usually indicates a bad battery. I would get a voltmeter and measure voltage with the engine off and while running. Should be 13.5+ Volts with the engine running. If the Voltage isn't at proper level the computer can't work and causing your vehicle to stall.

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Ok...thank you. Now to see how to get it where I need to so I can have it checked. Just don't really have the money to have it towed and mechanic fees. Thank you for your advice and time.

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it look like it not getting gas

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check fuse and the gas pipe is down under the hood

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