97 mercury mystique deas?

Asked by May 21, 2012 at 12:03 PM about the 1997 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

new battery and alternator,  was driving ,lights got dim,then lost power and stalled, started right back up but had no power no lights nothing....went to pick it up, started, drove a bit ,then stalled again. got it home, charged the battery seems fine now,but i really have not drove it any distance. Turned everything on and stayed running, got any ideas?

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Bad alternator. Was it a remanufactured one? Throw a volt meter across the battery with the engine running, do you have 14.4volts?

241,575

also check all your connections, something might be lose. WIth the engine running, wiggle the wires.

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