Car starts when cold, runs for a very short spell, then quits. Will not start again. If lucky, car will do the same next day.
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: Yes ground is corroded; however, no problem turning engine
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria
JA: Are you fixing your LTD Crown Victoria yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: A year ago, car did pretty much the same. Mechanic found small relay in computer sticking open. It was part of start system for fuel pump.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not really, other than I suspect the problem may be same as last year.