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Car cranks but won't start. Already replaced fuel pump & filter

After replacing the fuel pump & filter the car worked mint for a few days then quit again Thought it might be the computer not working to tell the fuel pump to work, replaced computer, didn't help either! Tried scanning it multiple time but it comes up fine! I don't have cash for a mechanic, please help!

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I was told that some fuel pumps do not work more than a day or two, replace the fuel pump again. Mine came with a warrenty

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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SOURCE: 1995 LINCOLN WONT START

Perhaps when the fuel pump was replaced, the filter was not replaced, or the dirt in the tank was not cleaned out. Sometimes these problems are a result of the filter getting clogged up and fuel is not able to reach the fuel rail. The car sits for a while, the sediment falls from the filter, it then starts and runs for a time, all the while, little by little, the sediment recollects and starves the fuel rail again.

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SOURCE: 94 lincoln town car timing chain prob.help!

First, the timing chain runs from the crank around the gears on both cylinder heads. There may be 2 chains. What it does is keep the closing and opening of the valves "in time" with the compression and exhaust stroke of the combustion chamber (pistons).
No compression on the entire left side is not good. If right side is okay then you have 2 chains one for each side. Left side chain must be broke or damaged.
To check the compression without using air , someone had to turn the crank over. If this was done with a bad or broke chain you may have bent valve(s) as well meaning cylinder head rebuilding or replacement.
If you plan on keeping the car for a while consider replacing or rebuilding the engine.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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SOURCE: car starts then stalls immediately

take the alternator off and have it tested at the auto parts store, this is more than likely your problem....

if it is good, then you need ot check your fuel injectors....

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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have u got a spark

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