I have a '93 Linlcon Towncar 4.6lt. When I turn on the car the telltale
lights and the radio come on. When I turn the key to the start postion the
lights and the radio and everything goes off. Just dead. A clicking noise
from the black box (the solenoid ?) by the battery can be heard while the
key is turned to the start postion. I drove the car to the post office
parked went in and came back and bang the problem. Can any one give me an
idea what to look for or tell some one to fix it?
Could also be dirty battery terminals. Give them a good cleaning and try it
again. Coca Cola works well to cut acid build up on the terminals.
W. W. Rick Hull
Karl Klement Ford
On Tue, 25 May 2004 18:35:26 -0500, "Eric Johnson"
If the click you hear is a single click, have someone check
the ignition switch connection to the starter. That vintage
had a problem with that connection becoming loose or
corroded. There is a service bullitin out on that and it is
easily repaired in just a few minutes times from under the
car. Make sure the battery terminals are clean and the
battery and charging system are in proper working order.
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