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Who told you to use WD40? WD40 is a lubricant, it leaves a residue. And it can short out your radio. It could be the scan button is shorted or if it doesn't pick up stations, a problem with the antenna or receiver.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Dec 12, 2018

if the plug and wire are good maybe its the injector?? try swapping them

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Feb 13, 2018

When the alternator goes bad, it can start doing that, and eventually will stop working. If the ground was not tight the starter wouldn't work

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Jan 11, 2018

Do you have A/C gauges to check your Freon? If charge is insufficient. low pressure switch will prevent compressor from engaging. If charge is suffient replace low pressure switch.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Nov 18, 2017

Idle air control valve. And/or gunked up throttle body, pcv port at throttle where mating to intake manifold.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Nov 18, 2017

Is the fuel pump coming on? Turn the key to on position and listen by gas tank for a humming noise for fuel pump. Check the accident fuel shut off switch in the trunk, it should be on driver side in trunk, behind carpet- pad. if the button is up. Push it down to reset.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Oct 15, 2017

There is no relay. What you need to do is check the ground at the headlights first. If that is good, trace power from the fuse thru the diagram at link below. Also make sure the headlight switch conne tor has ground and that the appropriate wire from the headlight switch supplies ground to the lighting module on the requisite pin corresponding to the headlight setting. Basically, pin 10 should be getting ground from the switch on the red/yellow wire when the headlight switch is on. You can test the downstrean circuitry by using a jumper from a ground point to the red/yellow wire terminal. If the lights come on, you know the switch is not supplying ground. What you have is a wiring issue.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Aug 03, 2017

there is no override. Otherwise it would defeat the point of an immobilizer. I would find out why the alarm went off and deal with the rot cause rather than trying to bypass something made to be un-bypassable.

You may be able to reset the alarm by unplugging the battery from the car for a minute or 2 but I would start with the alarm manual to be safe. Possibly even remote the alarm and put the wiring back to stock.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Oct 16, 2016

Did you check voltage and ground, at the lighter socket? Maybe the lighter heater element is faulty, you can usually replace those.

Even if the fuse is good, that doesn't mean there is voltage on the circuit.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Sep 22, 2016

Use vinegar to unfreeze

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Dec 19, 2015

- the bulb socket are still wired soundly on the back side
- contacts inside socket are still intact.
- wires are not frayed/broken (entire length)
- the actual bulb is good
-all ground wires are soundly connected


1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Dec 04, 2015

Open hood remove all the bolts holding the fender remove side marker light take off fender it should take you about 45 minutes to remove and replace front fender

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Nov 20, 2015

Probably the rod in the steering column has failed.

1997 Ford Crown... | Answered on Oct 26, 2015

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