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Here's what I have done so far:

Replaced the battery (it was dead) Replaced the battery cables (they were super old) Replaced the starter relay

For a while, the car would start intermittently. If I waited a couple of days, it would start up no problem. Now, it won't start at all.

2002 Ford Taurus SES.

Thanks for your help!

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  • Is the battery dead again?
    – CharlieRB
    Mar 30 '17 at 12:32
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Put a multimeter on the leads running to the starter solenoid, and see if it's getting power when you have the key turned to "start". If it does, you need a new starter. If it doesn't, you have an problem between the ignition and the starter. BTW - the "previously intermittent start problem" is a classic "starter solenoid going bad" symptom.

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