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My ford taurus 2000 don't start at day light but it would at night time with no problem at all.

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  • abelcadcamse Jul 30, 2010

    I have a ford taurus 2000 the car would start at night time when its fresh or cool but it wouldn't start when its warmer but not even hot. When its day time the car wouldn't even
    crank when the switch is applied to start the
    engine

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This sounds like a poss fuel pump problem, do this test, get a can of spray starting fluid from any auto parts store, when it won't start remove the hose to the engine from the air filter and spray some starting fluid in while the engine is cranked, if it starts then u have a sticking electric fuel pump, the other thing u need to do is get the electronic engine control computer tested for fault codes, any Kragen or Autozone does this for free, these codes will help narrow down any problem in the system.

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  • abelcadcamse Jul 30, 2010

    I don't have a gas pump problem the problem starts at day light .

    the car don't even cranks when I aply the switch to start the engine.

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    yadayada Jul 30, 2010

    Well since i wasn't givenal lthe facts make a guess based on my 35 years as a dealer tech for ford, this could be a factory security system issue, the only way to narrow it down is have the system scanned by the localdealer next time it won't start, that means u MUST leave the car with the dealer until they confirm the no start no carnk condition, if there was a magic fix for this condition I would know it after all these years and 1000's of repairs on taurus's

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    yadayada Jul 30, 2010

    You will not find this problem without the Ford dealers testing the system, been doing this 35 years absolutely know what needs to be done here, but suit yourself and ignore my advice and have a car that is not usable.

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