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It cranks but will not start

1998 mercury villager gs just replaced the distributor has new coil cap and rotor i did the test for the optical eye and sometimes it will have spark and fuel injector signal then it will go away and come back .

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  • budd131242 Oct 04, 2009

    the repair manual says that the crank sensor is purely for diagnostic use

  • budd131242 Oct 04, 2009

    the distributor is being turned by hand the engine is not being cranked over it still has the problem and the manual says the crank sensor is for diagnostic use for the computer\

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