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Guest Message by DevFuse

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97 Imp No Start

electrical warning lights no start

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#1 NorthCoast


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Posted 24 July 2013 - 10:21 AM

Cranks fine but no start.  Checked all the hoses and everything is connected.  Assuming electrical issue since the pre-start warning lights are on all the time even without the key in.


I know it's something simple but I'm having a brain fart as to why it won't turn over. :banghead:

#2 Fairtax4me



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Posted 24 July 2013 - 10:38 AM

It turns over, it just doesn't fire.

Probably bad ignition switch if all the instrument lights are stuck on. But could be a back feed through a short somewhere.
See any evidence of mice chewing on things under the dash?

#3 NorthCoast


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Posted 25 July 2013 - 09:07 AM

No mice.  Just a brain fart.  Ground next to the coil pack was loose.  Back feed was only occurring when I had jumper cables attached. Tightened the ground and she fired right up. :)

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