Q: Theft light is not blinking in 99 Mercury Marquis car won't start fuel pump and crank shaft has been replaced also have a new batt

asked by on February 17, 2018

Car won't crank fuel pump waa replaced theft light no longer blinks crank shaft sensor has been replaced also have a new battery

My car has 167897 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

No cranking means no starter motor operation. If the problem is simply no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited. With a fully charged battery that passes a load test, and the immobilizer (security) system off - check to be sure the immobilizer is not activated - if the starter motor does not operate (i.e., crank the engine at adequate RPM) at that point, there are only two possibilities: 1) either there is no power to the starter motor/solenoid, or an excessive voltage drop, hence the entire starter circuit would have to be diagnosed and the fault found and fixed; or 2) there is power but the starter/solenoid itself is bad and that includes intermittent operation which does happen. In scenario No. 2 the starter motor would simply be replaced. If you desire that a specialist from YourMechanic determine which of these is the issue, and get it resolved, please request a no start diagnostic. If by chance the starter is working normally in your case, but the engine does not catch and run, the latter diagnostic would still be the appropriate one to request if you want service. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to help you.

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