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1995 Ford Contour Question: Car is cutting off

 

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a797887, Jacksonville, FL, October 02, 2009, 10:35
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My car keeps cutting off- after being on for 5 minutes... at first it wouldnt start, but I had the starter repaired- I was told that the front of the starter was cracked- now it starts but wont stay on

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    October 02, 2009, 12:24
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    I would check for codes, there may be a Crankshaft sensor that is bad or something else. It sounds like it is losing spark and not fuel.

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    a797887, October 02, 2009, 12:33
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    How do I check for codes?

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    Visitor, September 09, 2010, 09:10

    ... as spoken by a true novice.

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    Visitor, May 21, 2010, 15:02

    my escort wont srart.it stalled atstopsign. change out crankshaft sensor. still wont start

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    Visitor, March 23, 2011, 20:17

    Your main bearings are worn out. The oil heats up and becomes more watery, thus losing pressure because the bearings tolerances for the oil required by the manufacturer is no longer there to fill the gaps . When the oil pressure drops below a set psi the computer cuts out the fuel pump. The concept is for running low on oil not worn bearings.

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