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Mercury,grand marquis gs: ,97grand Marquis died on the highway.replaced

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Hi,97grand Marquis died on the highway.replaced shorted inertia switch all good till car sat for 18 hours.dead.under warranty replaced alternator and battery,again same.,dead
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thanks for using JustAnswer.I will try my best to help you with your question.
Did the engine crank over with the starter or not at all?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
After it died on highway yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.
Which one, not cranking or it did crank over?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Call
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes it crank over
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.
I cannot call because I only have a company phone, no landline at home.
I'm a little confused. You stated they replaced a shorted inertia switch, but when did they replace the alternator and battery?
The problem sounds like the fuel pump is going bad.