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CAR WILL TURNOVER BUT WONT START - 1998 Ford Taurus

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If the car is turning over fast enough then you need 3 things for it to start,fuel/pressure,air no intake blockage/and spark.check to make sure you have spark at the plugs by pulling off a plug wire and have someone turn over the motor(be careful as there is about 50-60,000 volts) if you have spark then check for fuel and fuel pressure(pressure should be about 35lbs).you can also check for fuel pump operation as there should be a noise like a humming noise that you could here at the fuel filler neck with the gas cap off or you can listen at the fuel tank with your ear or a screwdriver held against the tank with your ear against the other end of the tool while cranking.if you don`t hear the pump then its not working.check the fuses in the fuse panel to make sure its okay.common problem with these is the fuel pump.

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