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97 cougar 3.8l no start until fan and fuel pump shut off

Fuel pressure is 40psi. sometimes runs 15 sec and sometimes never shuts off

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Same car, same problem. Finally fixed by changing out PCM (computer module behind passenger side kick panel). Car runs much better too.

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