i have a 1997 ford taurus that will not run. I replaced the battery and had the alternator tested and passed 3 times. Not sure what else could be causing the problem.

10

Asked by Dec 18, 2013 at 01:09 PM about the 1997 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1997 ford taurus that will not run. I replaced the battery and had the alternator tested and passed 3 times. Not sure what else could be causing the problem. The last time I drove the car it beeped 3 times then died. Jumped the battery and it started right back up, however after turning off the car wouldnt start again. Does anybody have any suggestions or answers on what else could be the problem? Thank you for help in advance!

3 Answers

1,865

If your car beeped three times and then turned off it sounds like an anti-theft problem. I believe that the security system is preventing you from starting the vehicle

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
10

Unfotunately that is not the problem. I lost all power when driving so we thought it was the alternator. Very confused and lost on what to try. We thought possibly the voltage regulator but was told if alternator good then that wouldnt be the problem..

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
2,065

any aftermarket parts installed like radio, amps, alarm or remote starter?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2003 Taurus. 8 alternators in 2 years??? 47 answers

    My 2003 Ford Taurus has gone thru 8 alternators in the past 2 years. I replaced the alternator on Monday and it went out again on Friday. I bought the lifetime guaranteed rebuilt from Pepboys so I've ...

    2003 Ford Taurus SES

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why won't alternate but out charge to battery? 7 answers

    I've got a 97 Ford Taurus that the alternator is only putting out 11.65 volts the battery is good the alternator was tested at Napa noisy but putting out 13 point bolt if you disconnect to Green al...

    1997 Ford Taurus

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What could cause a 2006 Taurus alternator not charge the battery? 8 answers

    I replaced the power steering pulley recently. After this, the "Check charging system" indicator came on. - I checked the voltage, and it idles @ 11.8V - Took battery to check, it checked out good,...

    2006 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • .Ford Taurus Charging System 10 answers

    I have a 2005 Ford Taurus. The check charging system light keeps coming on but all electrical items work fine, lights, blower, etc. I took it to Advance Auto Parts and they checked it out with a hi...

    2005 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I'm having problems with the alternator on my 2000 ford tuarus 29 answers

    I took my car into a local shop to get the heads checked out. When I got the car back I noticed the battery light was on and it wasnt before. I brought a new battery and replaced the alternator. The...

    2000 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    General

Taurus

Looking for a Used Taurus in your area?

CarGurus has 20,509 nationwide Taurus listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Search Ford Taurus Questions

Ford Taurus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,560
#2 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,860
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,830
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
793 Great Deals out of 34,401 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Explorer
937 Great Deals out of 74,004 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Mustang
361 Great Deals out of 44,495 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,692 Great Deals out of 212,369 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 81,611 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,008 Great Deals out of 85,694 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
1,096 Great Deals out of 96,274 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Focus
696 Great Deals out of 58,725 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 25,224 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Altima
1,079 Great Deals out of 82,567 listings starting at $670

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus For Sale
971 listings starting at $18,810
2016 Ford Taurus For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 7,894 listings starting at $16,990
2015 Ford Taurus For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,515 listings starting at $10,788
2014 Ford Taurus For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,375 listings starting at $8,994
2013 Ford Taurus For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,545 listings starting at $7,990