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Windstar garbage arter changing sterio van will crank but wont start.checked fuses.all i done was took the batt cable off to conect amp wireing.could comp go that fast

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  • wood142 Aug 08, 2008

    thank you the problem is the 2000 winstar well crank over but will not start.all i did was put in a new sterio .batt cable was taken off before anything was done

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    billy reynolds May 11, 2010

    does the vehicle have a remote start system installed.take off the gas cap have some turn the key on the key and see if u can listen for the fuel pump to come on.

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Did you try starting the van while giving it half (or more) throtle? sometimes, but not usually, after removing a battery a vehicle's computer needs to "re-learn" some of its programing. the vehicle won't start or idle without some throtle. taking the vehicle for a drive if you can get it started will get the computer working properly agian if that is the problem.

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