I have a 1995 Lincoln Town Car ( Cartier ) It wont start consistently, 20 times in a row all is fine,then out of the blue it will not start ??? I wait 15 minutes and it starts fine ! Lots of battery power . Recently cleaned all posts and terminals . It is not a power issue ! This morning I was out ,stopped and started 10 times then boom it will not start ?? Wait 10 mins. and it starts fine ??? HELP ???

Asked by Jul 31, 2017 at 01:24 PM about the 1995 Lincoln Town Car Cartier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Staring issues ??

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one odd problem i had that gave similar symptoms was my original starter (409k miles!) had a worn braided wire ground on the starter housing. Actually it had rusted and crumbled away when i grabbed it. it was one of the few places under my car that even had rust so it was very noticeable. Replaced my starter with a shiny used starter from the junkyard and boom, problem solved

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