> The only thing I could suggest is maybe you shorted your relay
> switch (thats
> were the clicking sound comes from) or maybe even you starter.
> Easy if you
> have a mutimeter. or try bypassing them.
> > Recently my 1996 Ford Contour GL (4 Cyl. model) did not pass
> > inspection on account of 4 sensors coming up "not ready"
> during the
> > test.
> > The mechanic running the inspection suggested I disconnect
> > negative terminal on the battery for about 15 minutes, drive
> for 50-60
> > miles and then come back and try it again.
> > This is where the problem started. After reconnecting the
> > battery terminal, the car no longer starts. The radio, pwr
> door locks
> > and windows all work, but the engine doesn't crank and no
> clicking can
> > be heard from the starter. It does absolutely nothing when
> i turn the
> > key to start it. I do, however, hear the fuel pump for 1-2
> > after turning the ignition. Also, the car continuously beeps
> when i
> > open the door, and clicks like the hazards are on, even
> though the key
> > is not in the ignition. Is this a beep signal telling me
> what is
> > wrong?
> > I had the battery tested, it tested good. So i scrubbed and
> > the battery terminal connections. That did not help, and it
> won't jump
> > start either. This seems wierd as there were no problems
> until i
> > disconnected/reconnected the (-) battery terminal. Any help
> would be
> > greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks in advance :D
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what did you come up with. i have the same problem , even down to the
inspection, i could realy use the help thanks