no start on 1996 Lincoln Town Car

has good fuel pressure but no spark hand held scanner says no response from computer

by in Sharon, TN on October 14, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by on October 14, 2009
Hello, is your check engine light on , or was it on before the car quit running ??? If it was on before it quit running , then it would be helpfull to retrieve the codes from the computer.. If your scanner ( not sure what you are using) says no information , then eithier that scanner will not communicate with your computer in the car . try a differnt scanner ,, another thing to try is to test all of your fuses in the car ,, usually a blow fuse will cause no communcation with the scanner.. I would start there and see ...
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ANSWER by on February 01, 2011
If the crank sensor is bad you won't get any computer response. That sensor is located at the front of the engine on the passenger side. The A/C compressor has to be taken lose. Do not disconnect the hoses from the compressor. W. R.
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