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battery new and alternator good but car still wont start. What could be the 1997 Ford Taurus

Car Model: 1997 Ford Taurus
Location: Howell, MI Submitted on December 18, 2013

Carrie
Howell, MI

I have had the alternator tested and it passed and new battery was put in, however car has died and wont start.. what else could be the problem? Please help!!

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    Eugene
    Franklin, MA
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    If it cranks over but doesn't start first step have the computer checked for codes. If there is a bad sensor it should show up. Next I would check for fuel pressure. No pressure I would check power at the pump, no power I would look at the fuel pump relay if it had power at the pump but no pressure I would replace the pump. 
    Posted on December 18, 2013
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      Carrie
      Howell, MI
      Thank you for your response. We did think about the fuel pump and relays. Gonna try to reset the pump and check the relays also. Do you think the voltage regulator could go bad even though the alternator us bad? The regulator is with the alternator. 
      Posted on December 20, 2013

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