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2000 Ford Taurus LX 4dr Sedan

2000 Ford Taurus
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
19 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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February 7, 2013, 12:09 am

Kelly L
 

Question: what could i have done by trying to keep push button starting my car after it was out of gas?

I ran out of gas on the way home from work an I tryed to restart my car a few times with no luck. After a few
Min I smelled someing burning then put gas in tryed to push start it again it seemed the battery was dead but even after I got a jump an gas it just clicks what could I have done with just doing something so simple as trying to restart it?


February 18, 2013, 4:37 pm

Elizabeth K
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If you're hearing a click and nothing else, it sounds like the battery's charge is too low (it's easy for a jump start not to work if the cable connections are not clean). Remove and charge the battery, and have it load tested.


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February 19, 2013, 2:38 am

Kelly L
 

it was the starter


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