Question about 1996 Ford Contour
New starter, but will not crank. maybe the wiring harness is damages the positive or negative. plus ford discontinue the harness
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi and welcome to FixYa,
To my knowledge, you assumption is correct on most designs. That wire should go to the ignition switch and will be hot when key is in START. However, same wire often would be connected first to a relay that is interlocked with some conditions/status other then key to START. They would be:
Posted on Dec 11, 2008
look for a fusible link out. You need to check for output on the alternator that you installed. make sure the batteries are fully charged before that, otherwise its not going to read right. start from the source. also, you can disconnect the batteries from the sys and do a continuity check on the wires in the loom, so you can see if current has a path, or if you have an open circuit. hope this helps
Posted on Jul 25, 2009
Did you check the distributor...?
Or the gas pump, it's on the engine not in the tank.
Oh yea check the small filter on the gas line going into the carb....
Posted on Oct 20, 2009
I am about to have the same problem with my 2002 ZX2. My shop called the Ford dealer and they can replace it for $450.00...
seems like an awful lot for a battery cable.
Posted on Jan 21, 2010
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