car will not start


Asked by Jul 31, 2014 at 01:45 PM about the 1996 Ford Contour 4 Dr GL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

iwas driving and my brakes went bad had none about twenty miniuts later the car died i
took the battery back they said it would not hold a charge so i got a new one when i put it
in the car still will not start but i seem to have the brakes back can you please help just
had liver transplant.

9 Answers


Check and make sure fuse,s did not blow from low voltage from weak battery,all so check main fuse under hood in fuse panel,will be 30 amp.There is all so a link fuse going to starter.

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thank you but all fuses look good. any other ideas?


Car is cranking over?Or just nothing?


just nothing


when it started to go bad, when it stoped i had a jump start and it got me home then died again. but it did start with a jump with the bad battery still in it.


If you are certain battery is fully charged,light,s are bright,you may need to check the igintion control module,it tell the starter to engage,if you was running with a bad battery,it could have shorted both the ICG and or your starter.


Jumping off,will kill as tarter all so,check it first,then check the icm.


thanks mark i will.


check your alternator doesn't sound like its alternating

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