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2001 windstar ford van\r\nnew starter - works

2001 windstar ford van new starter - works
new alternator - works
new fuel pump - works
new battery - works
but it still wont start. it turns over lights work fine but van will not start

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  • davidcuster8 Jan 31, 2010

    it wont crank enough to check it. i will only do half a turn over

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The problem,if the van turns over real good,could be anything,fuel pump(check the fuel pressure),or no spark,witch could be a lot of things.A code from the computer might help,auto zone can do this for you for free.If there is no spark,and I am just guessing,it could be the crankshaft sensor.

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Have you checked for spark?
Remove a plug - and hold it next to the engine while someone cranks.
Report back your findings.

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