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1995 Ford Contour Question: just stopped when pulled into parking lot



Visitor, 2.5L V6, Madison, WI, February 01, 2011, 22:01

was driving good then turned into parking lot. it turnedoff, sounded like wanted to start then battery died.

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    February 01, 2011, 22:23

    you need fuel pressure, spark and compression to make it run. one of them is lacking at this time.
    a shop can give you a diag and determine the failure. my guess is a possible timing belt slipping out of time or bad distributor assembly.


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    Visitor, March 29, 2011, 13:30

    Thanks for the idea but it turned out to be bad fuel pump. Replaced fuel pump, filter and strainer.

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