Car problems

Asked by Sep 22, 2016 at 09:05 PM about the 1995 Lincoln Continental FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car was running fine until I stopped to
get gas it will crank but not start. Sent it to a
mechanic and he said the fuel pump is not
getting any power so is the fuel pump relay
(in the trunk) or the constant control relay
module by the radiator that's causing the

9 Answers


Check this out its a relay tester from amazon. This is one I like but there are others and also other alternative to test relays including bypass kits and open circiut detector. If you want to see the other just do a search on amazon for relay tester of short finder or detector. its amazing how easy it is to find a bad relay or short with these tools. I will put a url to the relay tester below.

1 people found this helpful.

1 people found this helpful.

Electronic Specialties 191 Relay Buddy Pro Test Kit

1 people found this helpful.

SG Tool Aid 25100 Short Tester

1 people found this helpful.

These are great for finding bad wires or relays and the short tester works threw body panels or dash or carpet.

1 people found this helpful.

Did he check the voltage or is that a guess?

1 people found this helpful.

Idk I was not there it's at his shop. But the way he put it he couldn't tell me if the fuel pump was bad or not bcuz it had no power to it.


Either short before it gets to pump next is the relay then main fuses on power line or grounds are loose shorted or otherwise not grounding. I would check those relays first and then located and check all fuses and at computer too, May should use a wiring diagram and locate from the computer the pump circuit and test to see if voltage is there at computer if not it may have a computer issue or not getting the signal to turn pump on before computer.

1 people found this helpful.

I checked all the fuses in the fuse box nd the only1 blown was the electric air pump but I fixed that. So I'm just gonna take the ccrm off nd get it tested.

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used Continental in your area?

CarGurus has 3,249 nationwide Continental listings starting at $1,750.


Lincoln Continental Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
25 Great Deals out of 1,442 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 26,852 listings starting at $4,000
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
148 Great Deals out of 6,708 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Mustang
310 Great Deals out of 39,695 listings starting at $1,312
Used Jaguar XJ-Series
35 Great Deals out of 1,774 listings starting at $2,550
Used Chevrolet Impala
513 Great Deals out of 25,945 listings starting at $995
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
383 Great Deals out of 19,178 listings starting at $2,001

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.