Ignition switch

Asked by Aug 02, 2018 at 06:43 PM about the 1996 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put my key in the ignition and turned it .. All my
panel lights came on then I continued to turn it and
nothing happened ... I also couldn't turn it off
without unplugging my battery just not sure if I
have to replace the cylinder or the ignition starter
... it seems like there is no position 2 or 3

1 Answer

13,415

Check battery voltage, it should be minimum 12.4. Check the battery cables for corrosion and make sure they're tight. If cables are ok, check voltage signal at the starter solenoid as you try to start it. Most likely, the cables are dirty or loose and battery charge is low.

Your Answer:

Ford Taurus Experts

  • #1
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    2,420
  • #2
    Arthur Smith
    Reputation
    2,170
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
37 Great Deals out of 1,008 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Explorer
37 Great Deals out of 2,567 listings starting at $4,495
Used Ford Mustang
28 Great Deals out of 1,786 listings starting at $4,800
Used Ford F-150
135 Great Deals out of 10,340 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
36 Great Deals out of 2,155 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda Accord
26 Great Deals out of 1,740 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
35 Great Deals out of 1,637 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
8 Great Deals out of 1,058 listings starting at $10,995

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Ford Taurus For Sale
40 listings starting at $39,203
2018 Ford Taurus For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 89 listings starting at $24,900
2017 Ford Taurus For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 57 listings starting at $17,988
2016 Ford Taurus For Sale
21 listings starting at $7,900
2015 Ford Taurus For Sale
22 listings starting at $7,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.