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Battery replaced, starter replaced, alternator replaced, after market auto start replaced. 2009 Ford fusion V6. Drives fine when they replaced everything over 3 weeks of trouble shooting. Drive car 30 minutes off lot and it's dead. Lights battery functions ok. Car won't start. Just makes one click when you turn ignition
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Ford Mechanic: Kenny Z., Ford Senior Master Tech replied 3 months ago
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Hello, my name is***** and thanks for your question.

When the vehicle cools down does it crank over normally?

The single click you hear, is it a louder click under the hood like the starter solenoid or a lighter click like a relay?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No it just doesn't start when it wanted to. Last week took it from shop. Daughter drove it 6 miles got out 6 hours later it wouldn't start. I came over next morning, it started and drove it to shop. They than replaced the aftermarket auto start and wired vehicle back to normal. Car has been started fine couple dozen times since. Daughter picks it up, drives it 6 miles. Shuts it off. Come back same thing won't start. I came over this morning won't start. Battery is fine all lights work even jumped it to my truck for additional. Turn key , one click and lights come on. I tried to wiggle key. Mechanic friend says keep turning key numerous times repeatedly. Sane results one click and dash lights come on. He is bringing a hand held computer over to check.
Ford Mechanic: Kenny Z., Ford Senior Master Tech replied 3 months ago

The single click you hear, is it a louder click under the hood like the starter solenoid or a lighter click like a relay?

When the problem is occurring, how is the theft indicator behaving? Flashing fast?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Like a tick tock relay sound under dash. No Anti theft light flashing
Ford Mechanic: Kenny Z., Ford Senior Master Tech replied 3 months ago

Duane, I will open this up for other experts.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Why am I not talking to the expert in the first place. We have changed everything but the ignition. We are not dummies, please understand we have some knowledge and looking for expert advice that they have seen a similar problems
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Nevermind this is just a scam not as helpful as you make it
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

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