the engine cranks but will not start.
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Question: engine cranks wont start
Answer #1DaveJHM January 29, 2011, 04:04Master
Many things could be occuring here, from an ignition problem to a fuel system issue to a fuel or PCM relay issue. Testing is the only method of narrowing it all down.
Visitor, May 04, 2011, 22:17
my 98 lincoln continental cranks but wont start unless I disconnect and reconnect the battery for a half hour. WHY!!
ReplyDaveJHM, May 05, 2011, 00:23Master
Very hard to determine why; although if I had to guess I would think that perhaps a relay is intermittently failing. When you remove power and add power back, it may be enough to make it work again. The 1998 Continental has a CCRM (Constant Control Relay Module) for one thing, which I believe contains the fuel pump relay. A diagnostic test is really necessary to monitor what is and what is not functioning properly.