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Chris (aka- Moose), Mercury Technician
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Experience:  16 years experience with Mercury
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My car won't turn over and it went from 3-6 turns before my

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My car won't turn over and it went from
3-6 turns before my car start to me turning it constantly for up to 5 mins just the other day and now it won't turn over anymore and whatever the problem is, is causing my battery to drain and die and no lights will come on the dash board now. Just put in a new starter and the battery and the alternator is good and I pass every diagnostic test, pls help! It's in the shop and they can't figure out what's wrong with it either
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: No
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercury?
Customer: 2008 Mercury mAriner, sorry
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Put in a new started that I didn't need and someone was thinking it's the ignition switch but not sure until they check it out
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No nothing, when it finally starts, it' ramps up rt away and steong
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.

When you say turning over, do you mean the starter is cranking the engine over but it is not starting or the starter will not crank the engine over?