1992 Mercury Capri will not start

Asked by Nov 04, 2012 at 08:45 PM about the 1992 Mercury Capri 2 Dr STD Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Was running great then lost power and died. Would not start. Did start next day but done the same thing
(lost power and died). I replaced fuel pump and coil. There is no spark from plugs.

3 Answers

80

make sure timing is correct, may have jumped time...if so replace chain & gears

65

wow does anybody know what the hell they are talking about? this car has a timing belt not a timing chain! and the no start condition is most likely the fuel cut off switch in the trunk it is easily tripped and is the simplest place to start even a harsh bump can set it off

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65

and as far as the no spark is concerned the distributor caps and rotors on these engines are touchy check to make sure the points are clean and the rotor shaft has no play

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