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Experience:  Lincoln_vehicle_mechanic
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Cranks, No start. Test for spark at #2 coil good spark. Head

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Cranks, No start. Test for spark at #2 coil good spark.
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Head lights work. Tried to start with jumper battery hooked up. Good fuel pressure, will not start with starting fluid.
JA: What is the model/year of your Lincoln?
Customer: 2001 ls 3.0
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Remove upper and lower manifold to gain access to breather hose, vacuum leak due to hose having hole.causing vacuum leak. replaced spark plugs.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I believe that is all.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Lincoln
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Can you test for spark at every cylinder?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi. mike. Before I check for spark in every cylinder. I removed the pcm, and i am going to dry it out including connectors. It appears that having to remove windshield cowling to remove intake exposed pcm. and it rained very hard, car was outside.In the morning I will install pcm, have a fully charge battery and see if it starts. If not I will test every coil for spark. I will keep you informed.
Peter D.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Sounds like a plan.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

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