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Swapped out 4.6motor in 1998 lincoln town car with a 1999 4.6 non police interceptor motor...now will not start..only clicks when you try to start

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    check that the battery posts and terminals are shiny clean and tight and check for tight connections on the starter and starter relay

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Have you checked the fuel filter. Fuel pump will pressure up, but fuel filter could be clogged and not work without the pressure of the fuel pump.

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under the trunk lip (directly where the latch goes into the lock jaws; remove the carpet so that you can see the side of the trunk latch; on the latch jaws (bottom) is a switch that contacts the latch (top) this switch is broken or, mis-aligned it opens (stops the trunk motor) when the latch contacts it.

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SOURCE: 1999 lincoln town car no start

yes the teft light will stop the vehicle from running. that is the pats system and can cause all sorts of trouble. if the light flashes fast its not reading the key. no start. if it turns on for two seconds and shuts off the it should start

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