have 1997 ford contour 2.0 reg fuel will not start have to hold pedal to the floor never did before,it tries to start but dies right away about 5-10 sec found a blown fuel pump fuse replace it also had bad wires on fuel rail they were exposed naked tape all them up.it tries to start with pedal to the floor has no codes did have 117,102po before but fixed them injectors firing,fuel pump has psi=42,node light test good on all injectors.has spark at each spark plug,good timing belt been checked still tight sprayed starter fluid in tbi will not start at then checked cam sensor has proper ohms resistance was running great till i backed up at mailbox togo into driveway replaced plugs, wires,coil pack,injectors,fuel filter before all this happeneddrove for a month then this problemall help needed i'm disable on low incom

Asked by Apr 17, 2014 at 11:05 PM about the 1997 Ford Contour 4 Dr GL Sedan

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have 1997 ford contour 2.0 reg fuel will not start have to hold pedal to the floor never did
before,it tries to start but dies right away about 5-10 sec  
found a blown fuel pump fuse replace it also had bad wires on fuel rail they were
exposed naked tape all them up.it tries to start with pedal to the floor  
has no codes did have 117,102po before but fixed them injectors firing,fuel pump has  
psi=42,node light test good on all injectors.has spark at each spark plug,good timing
belt been checked still tight sprayed starter fluid in tbi will not start at then checked
cam sensor has proper ohms resistance was running great till i backed up at mailbox
togo into driveway replaced plugs, wires,coil pack,injectors,fuel filter before all this
happened
drove for a month then this problem
all help needed i'm disable on low incom

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unhook the battery for 30 minutes then rehook it up and try that. if it still does not work then you need to replace the fuel pressure regulator

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