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I changed out my car battery now my car wont start
1999 Lincoln Town Car

I changed out my car battery now my car wont start

(1999 Lincoln Town Car)
I changed out my car alternator and battery ,now I loose power when I turn it over ,so the lights and everything light up then I turn it over and then there is no power at all ,then i wait a bit and the power is back enough for the lights to work, then i do it again (turn it over) and i loose power again, I believe I changed out the battery wrong ,causing the anti-theft system to misread,don't know how to reset it any answers will help big time , my car is sitting on the side of the road in a bad area HELP!!!!!
What seems to make the problem better or worse? Won't start
How long have you had this problem? just after i got new battery
Tags: alternator, new battery, lincoln, town car
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on October 18, 2017
Hello,

This is not an anti-theft issue from what I can tell.

If it was anti-theft related, then the red light on the dash would flash quickly, and it would be a key programming issue.

Sounds to me that there is a problem with wiring, fuses, cabling, or the battery itself. Too hard to tell without hands on testing. Ensure all connections are clean and securely tight.
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on October 18, 2017
Hello,

This is not an anti-theft issue from what I can tell.

If it was anti-theft related, then the red light on the dash would flash quickly, and it would be a key programming issue.

Sounds to me that there is a problem with wiring, fuses, cabling, or the battery itself. Too hard to tell without hands on testing. Ensure all connections are clean and securely tight.
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