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11-12-2016, 05:19 PM
okay i have a 91 thunderbird sc i bought it off a friend and it ran good untill one day took it to the gas staion fill it up on the way back car just died. havent got it running since then thinking it may be the starter any help would be great

11-12-2016, 08:14 PM
Could be a number of things.

Basics to check:
1. Does the engine turn over? If no, check battery cables, hit starter with a hammer, bypass starter solenoid with a screwdriver......

2. If engine turns over but doesn't fire up, watch the instrument cluster while cranking, there's a yellow arrow, that should extinguish shortly after turning the key to start. Watch the harmonic balancer for wobble while having someone crank the engine. Give the gas tank a whack, could be a fuel pump. Give the relays on the right firewall a whack. Check engine ground wire connections......

It could be any number of things, start with answering the above and we'll help get you going.