Question about 2004 Mercury Montery
Assuming the dealer determined that the ECM and ignition systems are not the problem, take a look at the fuel pump. It's easy. The next time you go to start the vehicle put the ignition switch in the ON position (not start) and listen for the fuel pump winding up. The engine won't be cranking so you'll be abe to hear it. Listen closely...its not very loud and only lasts for about 2 seconds. It sounds like ZZZZZP. If you cannot hear it from the driver's seat have someone listen from outside near the rear of the vehicle. Get used to doing this every time you start the vehicle. If you cannot hear the fuel pump and the vehicle does not start when cranking the engine its probably an intermittent fuel pump failure. Take the vehicle to a reputable repair shop as the pump is located within the gas tank.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
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