1997 Mercury Villager Q&A

1997 Mercury Villager Question: Van wont start

My van worked fine yesterday this morning i went to start it it started then died. Now it wont start turns over but wont start. Has fuel -
Answer 1
have you had the battery or alternator tested ? does the volt gauge go to low volts when you try to start it ? -
Comment 1
battery is fine has plenty of charge not draining by trying to start it either -
Comment 2
have you tried checking the fuel rail pressure ? -
Comment 3
no how do you do this? -
Comment 4
it looks like a tire valve stem on the top side of the engine , now this is messy doing this , have someone try to start it , while taking a screw driver to the center of it like you were letting air out , to make sure fuel is being pumped to the injectors . so watch out for spraying gas !!! -
Answer 2
With respect, I would advise strongly against doing such a thing. The port is there for a gauge to be installed, not to be depressed in a rudimentary test of spraying fuel. I understand what you are suggesting, but feel as if this act would be putting the consumer in harms way. -
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