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Experience:  35 years of retail operations on all vehicles
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Cranks but won't start. just happened suddenly. well it has

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cranks but won't start. just happened suddenly.
JA: Have you checked the engine's fuel supply? And the spark plugs -- are they all working?
Customer: well it has a full tank. it cranks just wont turn over. i turned the key several times yesterday and it eventually died and would not let me do it anymore. i jumped it and still the same cranking but not turning over. lights work, windows work
JA: What is the model/year of your Lincoln?
Customer: 2007
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: havent tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Lincoln
Expert:  roybelding replied 6 months ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

the first thing that comes to mind is a fuel pump which is a common failure.

try spraying some carb cleaner into the air filter and see if it starts and dies.

you can check the fuel pressure with a gauge. if you do not have one, you can rent one at a parts store.

Roy