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2005 Crown Vic will not start in cold weather

The car does not have a battery or charging issue. In tempertures below 50 degrees the engine will turn over but will not fire. Fuel pressure is good, new fuel filter, etc. In warm weather or after it has been **** off for a few minutes after running it will restart. If it sits for an hour in 50 degrees or below, it will not start. The only thing I can do is to leave the key on for about a minute but sometimes this is not enough. Car runs great when driving and does not act like its starved for fuel. No check engines lights, no codes. NOT a Police Interceptor.

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  • Wayne Holden May 11, 2010

    Can you explain the "I leave the key on" statement. Do you mean that you turn the key to on and leave it there and then attempt to start it and it starts?

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Perhaps it's a electronic sensor on the transmission not sensing the car is in park, or the linkage from the tree to the trans needs adjustment to the correct position so the sensor reads correctly.

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