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Car starts, then dies within 2or3 seconds.

When ignition is turned to run position, all appropriate dash and screen indications are normal. When turning switch to start position, engine cranks and and when starts switch is back to run, engine dies. When this happens fuse # 2 (THERMACTOR) in the power distribution box (under hood) blows. I have disconected in each component of the EAM system, one at a time in order and the fuses have blown every time up until I disconnected the blower motor. At that point the fuse no longer blew but the engine would still die. I have checked with an ohmeter to see if there is a short to grnd in the motor and there is not, however when I check the resistance through the motor I get 2.2 ohms. Is that correct???

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Try this start eng and before it dies disconnect the starter solenoid, and hold the ignition in the crank position like you are starting it, if the engine remains running replace the ignition switch, they come apart and cause this issue

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Your new key has to be programmed to your engine computer (PCM) before it will work.

To program, follow the directions in your owner manual. You need 2 already rpogrammed keys to do this.

If you don't have 2 programmed keys, your dealer will have to use his diagnositc tool to retrieve the information from the computer. Always have 2 programmed keys. I actually keep 3 in case I lose one, I still have 2 to program a 3rd one myself.

If you have AAA, have it towed to the delaer as a "no Start" so you don't have to pay the tow charge.

I assume this new ket is your only key now, or you could drive to the dealer with your spare key.
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SECTION 419-01B: Anti-Theft - Passive 1999 Cougar Workshop Manual GENERAL PROCEDURES Procedure revision date: 09/14/2001
Key Programming Using Two Programmed Keys NOTE: This procedure only works if two or more programmed ignition keys are available and it is desired to program additional key(s). If two keys are not available. For additional information, refer to Key Programming - Erase All Keys and Program Two Keys in this section.
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