Q: Crank but won't start - 2000 Lincoln Town Car

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Car will crank over but won't start

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. You will need to check the computer by scanning it to see if codes for no start are stored in memory. Have the fuel pressure tested and ignition system tested for proper fuel to the injectors and spark to the spark plugs. The crankshaft sensor may be defective causing a no spark or the fuel pump not pumping fuel. Your best bet may be to have a certified professional, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the starting issue and advise you on a repair.

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