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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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My friend told me it was my battery. So I cleaned the

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My friend told me it was my battery. So I cleaned the terminals checked the water levels and the voltage does seem a bit low at 9 volts. Thing of it is that just before I did all that the car started just fine, so I shut it off and tried again and got nothing, all the dash lights come on but it won't start, not a click or anything else that would jump out and say it's the battery or the starter. I think it might be the ignition switch. What do you think?
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: Dash lights all work & no I haven't checked the fuses yet because of the intermittent starting.
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2002
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Well Can I refer you back to the first statement cause that is what I have done so far.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Mike S. replied 7 months ago.

Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 7 months ago.

What model is this and what engine? Is this an auto or manual transmission?