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 , 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 ...
ANSWER by , 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.