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Car is trying to crank over, will not take a jump. 2000 Cougar

My car started lastnight about 1130 with no problem. This morning about 7:00 the car would not start. The ignition is trying to turn over, I smell that the car is getting gas, I can hear the fuel pump kicking on. The car is trying to start but it just won't. The 2000 Cougars does not have a distrbutor. Can it be the coils?

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I had the same problem in my 02 Eurospec XR. The first aspect of it was my coil pack. replaced coil pack and it had a rough idle. The second issue was plug fouling. Replaced with Bosch double platinum and hasn't had an issue for 6 months now.

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