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My cougar drove into the garage great on Firday, didn't move the weekend, I get in it this morning and it cranks but does not start?

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Please don't think this is too vague, but we have to look at all three things necessary for an engine to run. Gas, Air and Ignition. 1. check gas level 2. probably not the problem but check air filters 3. Check if you have ignition to the spark plugs. Then we work back from there. What year is your cougar and what engine does it have. Let me know Thanks for calling Fix Ya Darrell S

Posted on Jun 01, 2010

  • Andy Gonzalez Jun 01, 2010

    this is a 1999 cougar, with v6, does have a spark at the plugs, gas tank half full and I opened up the air system

  • Darrell Sorenson Jun 02, 2010

    Now the problem is if it is getting gas. Try priming it to see if it will start. If it starts there is a chance it will run OK maybe a little rough until it gets lubed up and warm. If this don't work you will have to have fuel pressure checked to rule out the fuel pump quitting. Have to take it one step at a time. Darrell S

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