why will my 1998 ford contour not start

Asked by Oct 23, 2011 at 12:53 PM about the 1998 Ford Contour SVT 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The engine will not spark

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bad crank sensor or coilpack.

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im having the same problem but it will start if I pust start it and it runs fine. I have no spark but it does cranks over.

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I have the same problem with my 1998 Ford contour 2.0 will not start! New spark plugs new wires, new coil pack, cam sensor, new battery cables and new ignition switch. Getting fuel and spark. and the timing belt is good and tight.. Alternator is good and starter is good also battery is good. When I try starting the car it tries and tries but nothing?? What else can I do????

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