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I have a 2003 mercury moumtaneer,and it wont start,it will turn over but wont hit,tried starting it the other day and it sounded like it wanted to start but didnr any suggestions

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Check in the rear cargo area for a removable side panel. There should be a switch with a button on it. Push the button for 3 seconds and then try to start your vehicle. The switch is a safety switch for impacts and is called an Inertia switch. If you have an Owners manual you can read about it.

If it still does not start, listen for the fuelpump. It should run for 1 or 2 seconds when the Ignition key is first turned. There is a Relay in the Black box usually under the hood on the Drivers side. The Fuelpump relay may be bad or check the fuse panel per the Owners manual.

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