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February 27, 2012, 12:19 pm

Francis J
 

Question: Car will turn over and not start

Shut car off and it will not start, motor will crank fine, disconnect the battery for about 10 minutes and hook back up and it starts, Lincoln dealer said they do not know what the problem is because they can't get a code , because I disconnected the battery. They said next time it does that do not disconnect, call a tow truck and send it to them, what is going on here.


February 29, 2012, 4:40 pm

Ron W
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the dealer is correct. If you get rid of the codes, it is like erasing the trail as to what happened. Without a code to go by, it would need to be failing and tested.

From your description it sounds like a fuel pump or crank sensors, but it needs to be looked at to tell.


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March 1, 2012, 4:12 am

Francis J
 

Where are the crank sensors located? Had starting problem back in 2005, dealer replaced fuel pump, car failed again next day, sent car back to dealer and they said they found bad wire going to fuel pump, had no problems starting car until September 2011, drove car approx about 2,000 miles and problem started again, three times I have disconnected the battery and restarted the car, last time was three weeks ago and it is still starting normaly, could the dealer have used a scantool to find the code as to why this keeps happening.


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March 3, 2012, 7:10 pm

Ron W
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I'd need to know the engine size to look up a location. This should help if it is a 4.6L Got a diagram from another site. Looks like it should be on the side of the front cover.

http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/KALAMYKID/2011-05-29_194118_crank_sensor.jpg


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March 7, 2012, 5:23 am

Francis J
 

I tried that site and Google couldn't find any matching documents for it. Could you send that site ID to me again. This Town Car has the 4.6 engine.


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March 7, 2012, 3:29 pm

Ron W
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Try this one:

http://www.justanswer.com/uploads/KALAMYKID/2011-05-29_194118_crank_sensor.jpg


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