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My 2003 ford courier ute cranks but won't start, i have a

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my 2003 ford courier ute cranks but won't start
JA: Have you checked the engine's fuel supply? And the spark plugs -- are they all working?
Customer: i have a full tank
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: ford courier ute
JA: What year is your '03 Courier?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: checked fuses
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Mike S. replied 8 months ago.

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

Expert:  Mike S. replied 8 months ago.

Can you hear the fuel pump run when you first turn the key on?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
not sure
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
don't worry i will get someone out to look at it.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 8 months ago.

Open the fuel cap and put your ear up to the gas tank hole and have someone else turn the key to run and listen if that fuel pump runs for a few seconds or not. If not check the fuel pump inertia shutoff switch isn't tripped if it has one, then check the fuel pump fuse and if all ok, try a new fuel pump relay.