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1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Question: CAR CRANKS BUT WONT START

 

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sammyh, San Antonio, TX, September 16, 2010, 11:54
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I have a 1996 Lincoln Mark 8, the engine cranks and cranks just fine but it will not start. Can someone please let me know what could be the problem and how I can fix it? Thanks!

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    September 16, 2010, 16:00
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    really need to check for codes an do a fuel pressure test. You have several computers on this car and there are dozens of reasons why it will crank but won't start. If you need more help, here are some shops in your area.

    http://repairpal.com/directory?address=78232&car_brand_names=Lincoln

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    September 17, 2010, 02:14
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    Just on the off chance...check the inertia fuel cut of switch in trunk. Sometimes this button kicks out cutting off fuel pressure due to some kind of impact. On a wild occasion, this button can be pressed and your car will start. Secondly, check to see if an anti-theft light is flashing on cranking. 1996 was Lincoln's first foray into anti-theft keys and you could have an anti-theft system issue. Good luck!

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    Visitor, October 01, 2010, 10:51

    the same happened to me about a month ago.
    The diagonose was the crankshaft sensor. Labor and materials was $130.00.

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    pimp viii, April 29, 2013, 17:49
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    That's a $9 part

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