1993 Mercury Cougar Q&A
1993 Mercury Cougar Question: Won't start
Do you have dash lights? Everything else powers up? Can you verify your car is in Park or Neutral? Move the shifter around with your foot on the brake while cranking - does that help at all? A few things could be happening. Your battery could be dead. It may need charged or replaced. Will your car take a jump from another car? You could have a faulty starter, drawing too much current. You could have a fautly starter relay or starter solenoid. You could have loose battery cables, or excessive corrosion that needs to be cleaned. You could have a loose starter signal wire from the solenoid, which may also be corroded. You could have a faulty TR (transmission range) sensor that tells when you are in park or neutral. Good luck! - DaveJHM
You may not be trning the key hard enough, like my cabbie, they seem to all have the same problems eventually. It sounds like a bad idea, and don't do so in an angry way, but make sure to twist your hand hard, and strong when you go to start her. Be sure you're pressing the brake what you're starting her, and twist HARD. - Alxias
The brakes went out to almost nothing, so I bought new lines, and brake fliud, but the right side won't bleed out. What's wrong?
...has a brand new battery from autozone the alternator is about three years old and now the car won't start at all It's low on gas my light comes on at 50 and the gas is at 33 and when i go for the acce...
I replaced the starter and still nothing.The lights,radio,etc. work but it doesn't make a sound when you try to crank it. Could it be the ignition switch? Any other ideas?
I know the Distributor mounted TFI causes this, But the TFI is mounted on the radiator on the 1988. What can cause this problem?
Put new ignition in 2000 cougar but is won't start. How do I reset or disable the factory security system