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1995 Town Car cranks but won't start, intermittent problem

Sometimes if you let it sit for 10-15 minutes it will start. Changed fuel filter, seemed to be better but after 1 week started doing it again. The last time it happened it sat for 2 1/2 hours, would not start.
I tapped on the fuel pump relay with a screwdriver handle, still no start. I tapped on the EEC relay and it started immediately.

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    when starting it wants to crank over but seems to be lacking fuel and just changed the fuel filter and still doing it

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First, try swapping the eec relay with a known good unit and see if the problem persists.
Second, you could be experiencing a problem with your ignition module overheating, causing high resistance in the circuit. When the vehicle sits for a while, the circuit cools and will allow the current to flow again.

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Check your idle air control valve first, then go to your PCM.

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