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1995 Ford Probe Won't Start

My 1995 4 cylinder 2.0 Ford Probe died on me the other day. So far this is what I've checked. I put in a new PCV Valve. The starter turns over fine. The Fuel Pump kicks on with ignition (I can smell gas in the cylinders when the spark plugs are out and I crank it). I put new spark plugs and spark plug wires in - I'm getting good spark on all 4 when the ignition is cranked. When I try to start the engine, it will sputter a few times, but it just won't start. Any ideas where to look next and how?

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    it wont crank my 95 ford probe and every thing seams fine exept that???

  • angeabl10 Feb 08, 2009

    same issue code 211 primary ignition pickup where is this fond

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SOURCE: 1995 Ford Probe sputtering, dying. Won't start now.

to make sure the fuel pump is operating get in a quite place get in vehicle and turn ignition switch on position you should hear alittle buzz for about 2 seconds try this several times if no buzz is heard then the fuel pump is not running. check fuel pump relay in power box by switching relay with one of same type thare should be one of same type in the box if not then purchase one and try it. If the pump is ok then you know you have a firing problem. check to see if you have spark by taking one of the spark plugs out then hook spark plug wire to it lay it on engine and look for spark while someone turns the ignition switch as if trying to start car

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Does it seem to be tempreture related. i had a cutomers vehicle for almost 2 weeks and it started everytime. The thing was it was inside the garage. Finally one day I had pulled it out into the sun and when i went to put it back in, at that point it didn't start. It was a Honda but don't remember the year but it was around a 1995 like yours. It eneded up being the PGMFI relay wich would cause the exact sysmtoms that you are talking about. I have found out since then that this is a common problem. Give that a shot. I hope this helps and good luck.

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