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Car wouldn’t start Answered

I have Ford Focus 1.6 diesel. I left it for a week in airpark and when I came back trouble happened! Once I started the engine the battery light turned on then after driving for half hour ice light came on, soon after the airbag light and steering wheel light turned on too! After this the stereo turned of lost power and the light were getting shortened. The steering wheel got stiff and could only steer very little, I was in big trouble so I went on to low speed lane and had to drive for another 10 km in dark and in danger because whippers stopped working while was raining a little! I managed to bring the car home due to a luck of time and no cars because it was 2-3 am. Later on the car started but switched of in 2 min and doesn’t start after that! Can someone help what is going on with it please thanks.

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hughgoh
hughgoh

1 year ago

You could have a loose wire or a bad connection to main power. Check all the wires, positive cables, and the grounds. Look for any green or white corrosion, and that will be the problem.

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Morganator
Morganator

1 year ago

Yeah sounds like altenator alright.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

1 year ago

Probably your alternator is stuffed and the battery old.
When the engine is running there should be 13.6 to 14.2V at the battery terminals, if lower than the alternator is stuffed.
If your battery is three years or older a new one will be due.

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Mir D
Mir D

Reply 1 year ago

Thank you for your advice.