what would make a 1996 ford mustang turn over but will not start?

Asked by Mar 25, 2013 at 06:46 PM about the 1996 Ford Mustang Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it turns over but will not start and the battery runs dead

3 Answers


Charge up the battery. Spray some starting fluid in the intake. Spin the engine. If it fires, you need to look at the fuel system.

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Like tenspeed said, but it's probably a failed fuel pump. Do you hear the pump buzzing when you turn the key but don't crank the car over?

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Like ten speed and tom stated could be a fuel problem. Have the ignition system checked out as well. Check the fuel rails for pressure, it could be as simple as a fuel filter that is plugged, or a bad fuel relay.

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