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03 Taurus starts fine, after a short distance and turning off, then go to start after short period of time will not start. lights, chimes, even hear fuel pump kick on, but no cranking. Wrecker came 4 hours later, it started right up. Drove home, turned off the back on with no problem. Went to get in 30 minutes later - same issue as before - no crank.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Dash

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

Nothing. Sitting in drive. I would like to try myself. I'm thinking a bad connection with starter, or one of "safety" connections may be loose.

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

I had battery and altinator checked a week ago - both were fine. I just received belt, idler pulley, and tensioner to change but have not yet (squeak coming from that area). Check engine light came on in last week - shows bank 1 O2 sensors. That light has sense not showing

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Ok first thing we need to do is check the signal wire on the starter for power when starting

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