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Ford taurus limited 2012 difficult to start in cold weather.this car have lot of electric you think the battery is not strong enough

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If the car starts normally in warm weather then the battery capacity will be sufficient. Cold weather decreases a battery efficiency so if the battery is just making the grade in warm weather then it will fail in cold weather. have a load test done on the battery by an accredited battery supplier. If the power requirements have been increased beyond manufacturers fitted equipment then it may be necessary to consider a larger capacity alternator. have the battery checked first as I think that is where your problem will be.

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