What is wrong if a 1996 Taurus does not start as if there were no electricity at all no lights at all and no sounds battery is OK an attemt to jumpstart had no effect either?
A good place to start is your in park safety switch. Make sure
your shift lever has tripped switch. My 92 Taurus does the same
thing at the most inopportune times; rain storms, hurricanes, etc.
Good luck! The 'only' reason this ever happens is that the ground
cable on the negative battery connector has broken. Almost all car
components only are wired for positive and use the frame itself as
the negative electrical connection. When the ground cable breaks
off of the negative battery terminal connector there is no way for
the circuit to be complete. Hence, the complete lack of
electricity. Very easy to fix. Look on the negative battery
terminal connector for the wire that is supposed to be attached to
the frame with a screw. It's almost certainly broken on one end and
just needs to be re-attached. In my case, it turned out to be a bad