1998 mercury tracer (daughters car)no power to starter this morning, so i checked battery 12.5 volts, tried to charge battery but when i turn the ign to start it acts like im draining all the battery power. checked and replaced battery clamps, no fix. Jumped car it ran. Checked battery 14.5 volts. Put in gear car died no power again to restart
Country: United StatesMake: MercuryModel: TracerYear: 1998
Charging system checked ok
Battery is OK I think
Thanks for your question. Sorry you're having car problems. If I go off line, just leave a message and I'll be right back. DO NOT leave feedback yet. You need to double check that battery, it sounds like that's where the problem is if it takes a jump start and runs. Make sure that there is no corrosion on the battery cables too. Thanks, Ron
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Battery posts cleaned and cables checked ok
Also ran fine until start up this morning.
Also died when i put it in gear
Are you thinking a broken post?
You need to have the battery tested for sure. Please don't forget to rate me as high as you see fit and I can still assist you afterwards if you need me to. Thanks again, Ron
Battery tested bad
car starts great thanks
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