I have a 1998 Contour that won't start. When I turn the ignition, I
hear a clicking and all electrics work. I also have a full tank of gas.
But it seems as fuel is not getting to the engine. Advice? Get a tow?
Maybe... if you hear clicking instead of the rather fast "R-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-
r-r" sound of the engine being cranked by the starter, and believe it's
fuel related...perhaps there's nothing we can help you with here.
If, on the other hand, i misunderstood and the engine DOES crank..Have
someone move close to the gas tank and listen for 'whirr' of the fuel pump
as you switch ignition on. Lasts 1.5 to 2 seconds.
If no FP sound, find the inertia switch, it may have been bumped.. in cars
it's generally at the rear or rear sides behind a panel but with access to
If you DO hear the FP, try flooring the gas as you crank (Feeds less
gas)... if that doesnt help then pump the pedal (Feeds more gas).
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, ... shutting up, in this case.
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