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I have a 1995 lincoln mark 8, and today i turned off the car but it would not start back up, the engine try's to start but wont crank over, after trying several times i notice the fuel gauge showed more gas than i had in the car, i finally i got it started after waiting a hour, this is the forth time it has done this, what could the problem be?

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  • marleejohn Oct 11, 2009

    sometimes i have problems starting my car, it tries to crank over but wont start,sometimes i seem to have this problem after i refuel, also i have some brake issues that have questions about, a couple of months ago my front brakes locked up briefly but i haven't had any problems with it locking up ever since other then grinding noises and spongy low pedal feeling, i was hoping i could save some money and just have the pads changed instead of replacing the calipers. what advice can you give me?

  • marleejohn Oct 11, 2009

    my battery is new and i thought when the starter is bad it will not try to crank over it makes a clicking noise? and it also runs fine when it starts

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Was it running fine when running? And if its not cranking (the motor not spinning over) only a few things could be the case; battery dead, bad starter, wiring coroded or bad ignition. Start with a full battery first (or try and jump the car and see if it fires)..

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    James Brooks Oct 11, 2009

    Yes you are right, if the starter is bad and the battery is good yes the clicking is the result, but could also be corroded wiring that doesn't allow enough voltage tot he starter and the result would also be clicking sound or not enough power to kick the starter out to engage the flywheel.. As far as the brakes the spongy feel is probably worn pad or bad master cylinder. The grinding is not calipers, its low brake pads digging/dragging to the rotors/drums after the pad has worn down too low (never a good thing) and if not addressed right away you will need new rotors/drums

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The most likely cause of this problem is that the fuel pump inside the gas tank is failing, if this is the original pump and has more than 100,000 miles on the car it is almost certainly the pump that is the problem, u must drop the fuel tank out to replace he electric fuel pump, it is a very dirty difficult job best left to a qualified shop.

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