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Scott W., Ford Technician
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Experience:  28 yrs. experience as Ford ASE Master Technician. Accolades include being a 2005 Ford PTS Regional Finalist and 2006 ASE Ford National Technician.
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I had to make some repairs on the wiring on my 02 Taurus.

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I had to make some repairs on the wiring on my 02 Taurus. Before beginning the work, I disconnected the positive to insure I did not short a circuit wile doing the work. When I was done, I discovered that I had no power . Put meter to battery and found a solid 12.5 volts, but nothing was working. rechecked work and found nothing wrong. Any ideas?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 years ago.

Hello my name is Scott

Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 years ago.

Does anything work at all?

Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 years ago.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
As far as I can tell, nothing electrical works.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
By the way, I got called away for 30-45 minutes
Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 years ago.

I would recheck the battery cables, clean with battery cleaner and wire brush. If still nothing check the large red wire going to battery junction box and fuses under the hood. See if there is 12 volts here.

Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 years ago.

Let me know what you fiind.