On two occasions in the last two weeks, my 97 villager simply would not start. I tried jumping it the first time, but no effect. When I turned the key, the startup lights on the dash, radio, heater fan, etc. all came on normally, but nothing else. The first time the dealership said it was a bad relay and a blown fuse. The second time they said it was bad plugs (which simply doesn't make sense given the symptoms) Both times were on extremely cold days (windchills of - 10 degrees or more). This is my first Villager and I have only had it a couple of months. It has 90k on it and has been garage kept. Anyone have this problem?
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1997 Mercury Villager Question: Villager won't start in extremely cold weather - Not a battery issue.
Answer #1asksteevies January 28, 2014, 20:19Master
She warm blooded, change the battery cable ends ,try that ,there cheap enough and effective..
The powers not passing through the lead connectors.
Answer #2milesauto from Miles Auto Service Inc., January 29, 2014, 05:45Master
Don't rule out the battery. Have it tested. Lights take very little amperage....starter motor needs much more battery than lights do. Most jumper cables folks have are junk and are useless if battery in vhehicle is weak.
Answer #3Greg's Orange Auto (12248 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper January 29, 2014, 06:06Master
both good places to start