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1996 ford contour 2.0 won't engine dies. battery refuses to…

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1996 ford contour 2.0...

1996 ford contour 2.0 won't engine dies. battery refuses to charge. Is there a fuse that needs to be replaced.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the vehicle have a carburetor?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Contour yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing. I had it checked at an auto parts store. They said the alenator died.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The dealer offered to replace the altenator. Also the instrument panel lights don't work.

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Hi, my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases, I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.
I am here Sundays through Thursdays from around 5 am to 2 pm Mountain time.If you respond and I do not respond back right away I will do so as soon as I can.

Was the alternator replaced to try and resolve this issue here?

Let me know,thanks Pete.

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