Car won't start not even making a sound like it's attempting to start battery is good

Asked by Bigshawn77 Jun 24, 2019 at 10:02 AM about the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Port my car Friday it was running perfect the only
thing that was wrong with my check engine was
light on I bought it a computer to clear out my code
clear the code Sunday morning try to start the car
and the car would not start could it be something
have something to do with me clarinet code I had a
misfire on a number three cylinder which I replaced
the whole coil pack and spark plug

3 Answers

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Clearing a code without fixing the problem is never a good idea. You should diagnose your problems based on the codes, then after repairs, warning lights will go off within a few cold restarts. While working on the car, you might have blown a fuse. You might have shorted wiring. You might now have another problem yet to be diagnosed.

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I had already changed the spark plug and coil pack before I clear the code

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You had a misfire and replaced the coil & plug. But was it the coil or plug that caused the misfire? A computer code can tell you what's happening, but can't tell you why. That what mechanics do; they diagnose the entire system to find the actual fault.

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