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My 1997 ford windstar won't start put in new fuel pump

My 1997 ford windstar didn't start so I bought a fuel pump after installing it engine cranks but won't start

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My 1996 Windstar has a fuel cut-off switch inside the right rear quarter panel, above the tire jack. Sometimes closing the rear door can trigger this to turn off the fuel pump circuit. It has a reset button on top.

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Could be coil or possibly the crank sensor

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SOURCE: engine turns over but will not start

Check the distributor and timing order to make sure it has not jumped at all from a timing malfunction.

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SOURCE: 2002 ford taurus won't start at first crank in the morning

remove the air filter housing from the throttle body, or if its mult-ported injection, remove the large air duct. Do this the night before. The next day, before cranking and having a spray can of carb. cleaner, spray a couple of shots of carb cleaner either into the large air duct, spray towards the engine, or if its single body injection, spray directly on to the throttle body.

Crank engine immediately, preferrably have some one else sitting in the car to start it after you spray.

If the car even tries to start, replace cold start relay.

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Timing is everything. Try testing you PCM. It's the little gray box near the base of your distributor. If you have spark, and fuel at the rail (plus good fuel rail pressure) than the timing is your problem.

Check the pet-**** on the fuel rail assembly to make sure the fuel at the rail is under presure and getting to your injectors. Then again make sure you have spark, lastly you should be able to test the trouble codes to see if your PCM is the issue.
Goos luck.

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SOURCE: 96 ford contour Engine cranks wont start

It could be the fuse or the fuel pump itself. First thing to do is to determine if it is a spark or fuel issue.

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SOURCE: 1999 Ford Windstar-Will Turn over but won't start?

fuel pressure regulator could hav failed-located by engine or the ignition module may not be workin-by dist area try not to be a parts replacer-buy a repair book

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