i have a 2001 ford contour that will turn over but not start. what do i need to check first?

Asked by May 20, 2012 at 11:47 AM about the Ford Contour

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You can eliminate either fuel system or ignition system with a simple test. Have a person help you. While cranking the engine over spray small burst of starting fluid directly into intake throat. If engine runs momentarily suspect fuel system if not ignition system.

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