Starts with jump but won't stay running

Asked by Jan 27, 2017 at 06:34 PM about the 2002 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have the battery tested at AutoZone or a local car shop. They have a machine that can put a load on the battery and see how strong it is. They can also test the alternator, which is quite simple.

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Dead battery and or a dead alternator. I would start by having both tested at your friendly neighborhood car parts store.

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