Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Won't Start

(1999 Ford Taurus)
in Jackson, MS on July 02, 2010
My 1999 Ford Taurus has stopped running, I was not driving the day that it stopped but car was having trouble beforehand I think I got bad gas about two or three weeks before it actually quit. Everytime I accelerated my car would i guess you can call it pouting like it wanted to backfire but never did just the jerking but would stop once speed gained. The day car stopped it had gas in it there was water not overheated to my understanding. Replaced one of the relays that was burnt out(not the starter or fuel pump relay) Car turns over but won't crank when battery charged. Just not sure how much more I want to invest in this car. Was told that fuel pump was turning on but does that mean that it is good condition. Please help me to know where to start.
Displaying 1 answer & 0 comments
Popular Answer
Was the Check Engine Light/Service Engine Light Soon light on prior to the car failing. Could be so many things could be failed fuel or ignition system or an engine mechanical issue. Unfortunately to many possibilities without being able to experience the problem first hand or doing some basic diagnostic tests it is not possible to give an answer. If the Check Engine Light was on a code will be stored in the computer in your car that will give a clue as to whats wrong but you need a scan tool to retrieve the code.
Sign in to reply
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
It will turn over but won't crank had to replace battery terminal cables and distributor rotor cap already and batter...
Checked fuse 27 good. even switched out the relay. just cranks. acts like it could start a couple times but nothing.
Didn't find what you were looking for?