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Anyone know if losing power to coil is a relay or sensor posibly...fuses good...ecm? Ignition? I gronded power wire acidently lo st 12 volts ...dead. now key on no voltage

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SOURCE: on my 1994 plymouth voyager the 3 wire harness to fuel pump (blue wire) doesn't have 12 volts; should it? fuel pump quit then worked once when hot-wired with 12 volts. fuse and relay is good.

The wire should not be hot until the relay is triggered. The relay does not get triggered until the ignition key is turned on. It will run for 3-5 seconds or until the system pressure it at max.

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SOURCE: my 2003 ford tauruse will not start. I do not

the pin locations are 21 & 22 on the plug.
I am working on a 02 Sable with the same problem,
let me know what you find out on this as I will be doing the same this weekend.


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SOURCE: 94 Chrysler Town and Country won't start with key.

has it got an immobiliser / if so there is a fault there. If not an ignition switch itself.

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SOURCE: 1994 nissan fuel from

Gave you a picture below of part of the wiring diagram to the fuse panel and it has the wire colors as well. I could only give you that much because I can't post any pictures to large (size wise in computer size) so thats the best i could do for right now. It does look as if there may be a fuseable link in 2 places maybe more but i just took a quick look. If you need anymore digrams you can email me at with detailed info so I can send you the correct stuff. I doubt it's the ignition switch myself. i think you are looking at a wiring problem and i've only been doing this or 25+ years. Bet your kicking yourself for spending the money on the ECU. Sorry had to throw that in. Anyway i hope this helps you and good luck and feel free to write if needed.


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