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Chris (aka- Moose), Mercury Technician
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Experience:  16 years experience with Mercury
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Got new battery in it but thecar wont turn over, and the

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got new battery in it but thecar wont turn over, and the battery meeter is at low with a new battery
JA: How old is the battery? And have you tested it with a voltmeter?
Customer: the battery is brand new
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercury?
Customer: 99 with a 4.6
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i just changed the terminal post they were corroded the car has been sitting for about 4 years
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it wont turn over it just clicks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** you have a voltmeter to check the battery?

Expert:  Scott W. replied 2 months ago.

T​he battery voltage should be no less than 10.5 volts when the starter is cranking.