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1997 town car will not start

1997 town car will turn over but will not start I replaced the passenger side ignition module because the connector looked suspect but it still will not start and I still don't have any spark at the plugs

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Make sure that check engine light comes on when you turn the key to the on postion,then while cranking it should go out,then while cranking after a few seconds it should come back on. If it does not then PCM is not seeing a signal from the crankshaft postion sensor.
This sensor is located on the front passenger side of motor at the crankshaft pulley.You can disconnecting harness and clean it and reconnect it and see if it cranks. If not replace it.

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How to remove the steering wheel for replacement


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Many service procedures require the air bag system to be disabled to prevent accidental deployment. The air bag system can maintain sufficient voltage to cause deployment for up to 2 minutes after the ignition switch is turned off, the battery ground cable is disconnected or the DERM fuse is removed. If the inflator module is disconnected from the deployment loop by the following procedure, service can begin immediately without waiting for the 2 minute time period to elapse.
  1. Turn steering wheel so that vehicle wheels are pointed straight ahead.
  2. Turn ignition switch to Lock position and remove key.
  3. Remove air bag fuse from fuse block.
  4. Remove steering column filler panel.
  5. Remove Connector Position Assurance (CPA) and disconnect yellow two-way connector at base of steering column, Fig. 1.
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  1. Turn ignition switch to LOCK and remove key.
  2. Connect yellow two-way connector and install connector position assurance (CPA).
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  1. Turn ignition switch to LOCK and remove key.
  2. Insert air bag fuse into fuse block.
  3. Turn ignition switch to RUN and verify that the air bag warning lamp flashes seven times then turns off.

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Disarming the System

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CAUTION The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system must be disarmed before performing many in-vehicle service procedures. Failure to do so may cause accidental deployment of the air bag, resulting in unnecessary SIR system repairs and/or personal injury.

  1. Turn the steering wheel so the vehicle's wheels are pointing straight-ahead.
  2. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Ignition key AIR BAG fuse from the instrument panel fuse block Left-hand sound insulator Connector retainer and yellow 2-way connector at the base of the steering column. Right-hand sound insulator, if equipped with passenger side air bags Connector retainer and yellow 2-way connector from the passenger inflator module pigtail, if equipped with passenger side air bags

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    Fig. Driver-s side Yellow 2-way air bag connector retainer location

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Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
  2. Disable the Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system. (see procedure below)
  3. Remove the steering wheel.
  4. Remove the tilt lever close out plate.
  5. Remove the retaining screw from the lower steering column trim covers.
  6. Tilt the trim cover down and slide rearward in order to disengage the locking tabs.
  7. Remove the lower steering column trim covers.
  8. Remove the retaining screws from the upper steering column trim cover.

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    Fig. Lift the trim cover in order to gain access to the lock cylinder access hole.

  9. Lift the trim cover in order to gain access to the lock cylinder access hole.
  10. Insert the Snap-On A173A bent-tip awl or equivalent, with a 3/32 in (2.5mm) tip, and 3/4 in (20mm) in length, into the access hole of the ignition lock cylinder.
  11. Turn the ignition lock cylinder to START .
  12. Use the bent tip in order to push down on the ignition lock cylinder retainer.
  13. Release the ignition lock cylinder to the RUN position.

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    Fig. Remove the ignition lock cylinder from the lock cylinder case.

  14. Remove the ignition lock cylinder from the lock cylinder case.

To install:
  1. Insert the ignition lock cylinder through the trim cover in the upper steering column.
  2. Align the lock cylinder retaining tab and the position tab with the slots in the lock housing.
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  4. Install the retaining screws to the upper steering trim cover and tighten the screws to 31 inch lbs. (3.5 Nm).
  5. Match the tab slots on the lower trim cover with the locking tabs on the upper trim cover.
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  10. Enable the SIR system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
  11. Connect the battery negative cable.


Disarming the SIR System

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  1. Turn the wheels to the straight-ahead position, then turn the ignition switch to LOCK .
  2. Remove the console accessory wiring junction block access hole cover.
  3. Remove the "AIR BAG" or "SIR" fuse from the block, as applicable.
  4. Remove the left-hand sound insulator, for access to the SIR wiring harness.

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    Fig. Driver-s side air bag connector location


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    Fig. Passenger-s side air bag connector location


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    Fig. Side air bag connector location

  5. Remove the Connector Position Assurance (CPA) device, then disengage the yellow 2-way connector at the base of the steering column.
  6. Remove the right hand insulator panel.
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  10. Disconnect the side impact module-left front connector.
  11. Remove the CPA from the inflatable restraint side impact module-right front connector located under the front passenger seat.
  12. Disconnect the side impact module-right front connector.
    NOTE With the fuse removed, the AIR BAG or SIR light will illuminate if the ignition switch is turned ON at any time. This is normal and does not indicate a problem when the system is disarmed.


Arming The SIR System
  1. Be sure the ignition is in the LOCK position.
  2. Connect the inflatable restraint side impact module-right front connector located under the front passenger seat.
  3. Install the CPA to the side impact module-right front connector.
  4. Connect the inflatable restraint side impact module-left front connector located under the driver seat.
  5. Install the CPA to the side impact module-left front connector.
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  7. Install the sound insulator panel.
  8. Install the SIR system fuse to the fuse block.
  9. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position and verify that the AIR BAG indicator light flashes 7 times, then extinguishes. If it does not go out, troubleshoot the SIR system fault.
  10. Install the instrument panel lower extension.

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