i have a 97 Mercury tracer that won't start. What could it be?


Asked by Mar 30, 2015 at 08:23 PM about the 1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr GS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Crank sensor replaced, getting fuel, getting
air, getting spark, fuses are all good

5 Answers


Well i will say this,if you have good spark,and good fuel pressure,timming is the issue for the two to work,check the timming.


Yeah I checked that too

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Have you had the engine compression checked?


No actually thank you for pointing it out

Check the Catalytic Converter. Look to see if it's discolored like it's been real hot. I've come across this before when there seems to be no reason why the engine doesn't start.

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