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95 lincoln cont. occassional crank fast ,but no start ,intermittent ,later will instantly start as should

Occassionally wont start cranks fast ,maybe in a few minutes ,and sometimes opening and closing hood will again start ,instantly like should ,most of time starrs finne ,but occassionally lets one down embarrassing locations and situations ,,later seems to always start ,espescially if disturb car somewhat. wondering aboout a defective sfety fuel cut off switch? where is it ? 95 lincoln cont 4door 4.6 V8

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I think what you have going on here is a failing electric fuel pump, this is what they do when they are worn out, it is a rotary pump and the rotor sticks due to worn bearings. To confirm this get a can of spray starting fluid from any auto parts store, next time it won't start spray it into the air intake hose to the engine, if it fires right up you have a bad pump. The fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank, remember to also replace the fuel filter when the pump is replaced. Also check the connector to the fuel pump cutoff safety switch for signs of melting, replace the switch and connector as needed, this is caused by a defective fuel pump drawing excessive current.

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