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2002 Ford Taurus LX Standard 4dr Sedan

2002 Ford Taurus
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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June 26, 2013, 5:32 am

Jazmine S

Question: Car wont start without jump

I left my lights on all night and of course my battery died, I received a jump the same day and it started up perfectly fine but soon as I tried to leave again it wouldn't start this has happened 3 times. And recently I have gotten my check engine light diagnose and it said i needed to replace my crankshaft could that be the reason my car will not start?

July 1, 2013, 9:02 pm

Ron W
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You need to have the battery fully charged)with a battery charger not just a jump) and go from there. It may be setting phantom codes because of low battery voltage.

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