How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask James Your Own Question
James
James, Ford Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 3602
Experience:  Ford Senior Master Tech, Ford gas and diesel expert, ASE Certified
74859263
Type Your Ford Question Here...
James is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My 2003 Taurus has a complete electrical failure as I am

Customer Question

my 2003 Taurus has a complete electrical failure as I am driving. All my dash board lights flicker on and off and then total failure
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is usually going to be caused by a faulty charging system. When the alternator fails the vehicle begins to use battery power. Once the battery drains the vehicle will stall completely.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The only way the car starts back up is by rapidly turning the lights on and offf
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

That can be a bad battery cable no would clean all the corrosion off of them. If there is any black oxidation the cables can be bad

Related Ford Questions