1997 with the 4.6. Will not start until the fan motor stops. Fan comes on even though engine is cold.

60

Asked by Dec 02, 2011 at 06:26 PM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've tried everything (for months)related to the fuel intake & pressure, from MAF sensors to fuel pump, Key on & off repeatedly, etc.  However, I finally figured out that the fan is the key. Hot or cold motor doesn't matter. It simply will not start until that fan is done running.

1 Answer

its not the fan causeing your car not to start,I got 3 T-Bird Super Coupe,s,one acted the same way,was a bad starter,the fans always come on when keyswitch is turned on,they on low speed,that part is normal.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1997/Thunderbird/V8. If the electric radiator fan comes on when engine is cold started, is this a bad sensor & where is it located? 28 answers

    radiator fan sensor. Where is it & how do you test it?

    1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 68 thunderbird ,oil pan wont come out 87 answers

    i pulled the starter,oil filter,oil pump,fan,shroud,turned the crank to clear pan,,stabilizer bar,belts.raised engine 1.4 inches.it wont come out whats the deal

    1968 Ford Thunderbird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 93 TBird 5.0L motor mounts 7 answers

    I need motor mounts! Is there a difference between the front right and the front left motor mount? Also she is shaking pretty bad but this did not happen until a day after I had got a oil change and ...

    1993 Ford Thunderbird LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How to fix/ electrical 6 answers

    Hello my name is John and I am working on a 2003 Ford Thunderbird I looked at one of your forums and it was somewhat similar but this one blows me away I am a very able mechanic the customer was dri...

    2003 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What Does the CCRM control 1997 Thunderbird 3 answers

    What does the CCRM relay module control in 1997 Thunderbird ? V-8 Steering and Suspension seems diifferent after replaced. Slight vibration on steering wheel when idle. ? Car temperature gauge goes...

    1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

    -

    General

Search Ford Thunderbird Questions

Ford Thunderbird Experts

#1 oldtimer37
oldtimer37
Reputation 1,440
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,420
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,080
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
640 Great Deals out of 36,929 listings starting at $2,800
Used Chevrolet Corvette
338 Great Deals out of 19,713 listings starting at $3,688
Used Chevrolet Camaro
619 Great Deals out of 38,659 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford F-150
3,138 Great Deals out of 200,440 listings starting at $1,273
Used Mercury Cougar
214 listings
Used Chevrolet Impala
848 Great Deals out of 34,373 listings starting at $1,800
Used Jaguar XK-Series
51 Great Deals out of 752 listings starting at $3,700
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
90 Great Deals out of 3,195 listings starting at $1,500
Used Pontiac Firebird
10 Great Deals out of 732 listings starting at $3,800
Used Porsche 911
140 Great Deals out of 4,325 listings starting at $9,995
Used Jeep Wrangler
468 Great Deals out of 16,563 listings starting at $2,990
Used BMW 3 Series
1,609 Great Deals out of 38,818 listings starting at $1,250
Used Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
69 Great Deals out of 1,332 listings starting at $2,195
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
103 Great Deals out of 4,394 listings starting at $2,300

Used Cars For Sale