Car wont start

Tiny
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  • 1996 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL
Replaced relay switch in the power distribution box for the blower motor relay. And now the car will turn over but wont start
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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 AT 7:43 PM

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Tiny
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Does blower work now?
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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 AT 7:48 PM
Tiny
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Yes the blower motor work fine now
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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 AT 7:51 PM
Tiny
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Is fuel pump turning on? Does it have spark?
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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 AT 7:53 PM
Tiny
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The fuel pump is turning on, not sure about the spark there is a clicking noise coming from the top of the engine when u turn the key to the on position but quits after a few sec
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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 AT 7:57 PM
Tiny
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It also drains the battery when I a try to start if, do u think maybe there is a short in the wires
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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 AT 8:45 PM
Tiny
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Clicking may be IAC self test. Have battery load tested. Starter could be drawing too much juice too(bad).
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Friday, December 23rd, 2011 AT 4:10 AM
Tiny
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Ok I will try that, but would that also cause the power distribution box to try an melt another blower motor relay
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Friday, December 23rd, 2011 AT 5:33 AM
Tiny
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Do you run blower on high a lot? Blower motor may be drawing too many amps and overheating relay/circuit.
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Friday, December 23rd, 2011 AT 10:14 AM
Tiny
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Just replaced blower motor pryer to this issue
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Friday, December 23rd, 2011 AT 10:23 AM
Tiny
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So replacing blower has caused these problems to happen?
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Saturday, December 24th, 2011 AT 1:23 PM
Tiny
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Yes I am wondering if it might be the resistor for the blower motor
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Monday, December 26th, 2011 AT 7:36 PM
Tiny
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If that were shorted I would think it would blow?
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Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 AT 9:26 PM

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