2005 Ford Thunderbird has dead battery.

Asked by May 05, 2016 at 12:54 PM about the 2005 Ford Thunderbird Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car is modified has been shaved (no door locks or handles) can not access
interior either. Hood is open. Need to back-feed power somehow under hood
to energize battery enough to get get trunk open with fob.

2 Answers

83,195

You should be able to find a charger connection on the large red cable that goes to the starter, if not then try inside the power distribution box under the hood, if no good there then you can tap into the large red wire on the back of the alternator. HTH

35,135

Yup, the hot wire to the starter is hot.

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