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MY CAR WONT START....

1996 Ford Probe • 18,600 miles

I was trying to install a radio in my probe. None of the wiring matched the schematic that I found. So, while fiddleing around, I noticed that my automatic door locks won't work and my car won't start. Also, none of the interior lights work. I checked the battery connection and the fuse box by the battery. Everything was good. Then I checked the fuse box on the left side of the cabin by the floor. All good there. Any help? It is getting fuel because I can smell it so it must not be getting spark, but why?
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Sledgehawg
September 11, 2011.




So all of this happened after you were fiddling around with the wiring trying to get your radio hooked up?
I would go over all of the wiring and re-check all of your connections. Make sure they are all tight. Make sure you didn't unhook some wires when you were pulling on them.
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Promechanic
Sep 11, 2011.
The only wires that I messed with were the ones attached to the oem stereo. Is it possible that the three are interconnected?

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Sledgehawg
Sep 11, 2011.
Messing with the stereo should not have caused this problem. I'm guessing that you pulled on some other wiring or something that is causing this. Re-check everything that you did and see if there is any way that any of the other wiring became disconnected.

Promechanic
Sep 11, 2011.

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