what can cause the PCM fuse to blow? and what are the possible causes the car would stop generating sparks at the plugs?

Asked by Oct 26, 2012 at 10:32 PM about the 1998 Ford Contour SVT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car stopped running while stopped at a red light.  noticed maxi fuse blown. replaced and blew again. ( fuse services: Powertrain Control Module)  also, pulled spark plug wire from plug and  there were no sparks while cranking the engine.

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This is no good. Your PCM is probably fried. And no the car wont do squat without it. No spark, no fuel, no vroom vroom. Have it checked out by a mechanic that knows electrical.

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