this car had a long start time and had a intermittent no start problem for last 7 months.replaced fuel pump now has good fuel pressure but has no spark .we used a new snap-on scanner to check codes we have no response from computer
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1990 Lincoln Town Car
Question: no start
Answer #1mastertech154 October 14, 2009, 19:44Journeyman
Hello ,, check all the fuses in the car ,, a blown fuse will cause no communcation problem
Visitor, September 27, 2010, 15:37
After thousand of dollars in diagnostic work from different garages, and none of them able to locate the problem. Here's what I found out. I replaced crank shaft sensor. I replaced the in line gas filter. I checked all the wiring and had to fix a couple with cracks. I cleaned the fuel pressure sensor and all the electrical connectors. No disgnostic code ever the entire time. No one would ever tell me it was fixed. Then every 3-6 months, it would crank fine but no start. I discovered the problem for my car. Near the fuel pressure sensor, there is a port to check the fuel pressure. I couldn't get the car going, the fuel pump kept working and wouldn't stop. The car still wouldn't start. I pressed on the fuel pressure nipple, air hissed out followed by gasoline. I took my finger off the nipple quickly. Got back in to the car and it started right up. It was vapor lock. I can't tell you how relieved I am to finally to discover the problem after four years of this.
ReplyVisitor, October 06, 2010, 09:16
Where is the fuel pressure nipple?
ReplyVisitor, July 14, 2011, 17:02
i have the same issue with me car, please tell me what did u change in the car. what part u had to put new. i need to know the part that was causing no start. thanks