Sunday, 22 January 2017

Ford Galaxy "Car Operative Press Stop"

For about a month we received the "Car Operative Press Stop" warning when starting the Ford Galaxy. We couldn't find any information on it. Some people suggested it was left over from when someone opened a door when the car engine was running.

In the end we found the problem. There was a loose battery terminal which was causing intermittent connections and sparking. The battery terminal nut got so hot it melted a hole in the battery cover and welded the nut onto the bolt.

The car must have been clever enough to detect this intermittent power and warned the driver to seek attention.

After the bolt was replaced and the terminal tightened, the warning went away.

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