have a 99 ford contour changed battery and car will not start does nothing

Asked by Jul 23, 2013 at 10:39 AM about the 1999 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: General

for last couple of weeks battery has been draining and had to jump it, so I put in new battery. so now the car won't start. has new alternater. car like nothing there

1 Answer

94,785

Don't laugh, I seen this too many times, check and make sure that the plastic insulators have been removed from the battery posts before installing battery cables and make sure positive is positive and negative is negative. hooking it up backwards can have very expensive side effects.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Contour Questions

Ford Contour Experts

#1 tropikalpirate
tropikalpirate
Reputation 640
#2 David Koppa
David Koppa
Reputation 340
#3 Wesley Beadle
Wesley Beadle
Reputation 290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Crown Victoria
16 Great Deals out of 1,221 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford Focus
631 Great Deals out of 57,259 listings starting at $795
Used Ford Explorer
931 Great Deals out of 70,253 listings starting at $997
Used Toyota Camry
1,101 Great Deals out of 90,760 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ford Taurus
269 Great Deals out of 20,573 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Pathfinder
280 Great Deals out of 22,990 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Civic
812 Great Deals out of 88,108 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford Escort
321 listings
Used Toyota Celica
4 Great Deals out of 367 listings starting at $1,511
Used Ford F-150
2,059 Great Deals out of 207,339 listings starting at $1,499

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.