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I have a 2000 ford taurus flex fuel the car died when running. when you turn the key the fuel pump does not engage the starter does not engage. the check engine light does not come on. the diagnostic scanner says it cannot communicate with the vehicle check connections. since have tried new ignition switch not it. tried testing starter and selinoid not it. tested battery good charge. checked ground at engine block and frame by cleaning appear to be good. check engine light does not come on at all. have all other functions such as lights stereo lights stay bright when attempting to turn the key

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Check the fuse box and make sure no fuses are blown. I had the same problem with my honda motorbike and thought the worst of it but then checked the fuses and found that one had blown. Once replaced the bike was fine!

Hope this helps you in someway! Good luck!

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