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

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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

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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.

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