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07-10-2006, 04:52 PM
i was on my way home lastnight and the t-bird just shuts off but dosent lose any electrical or give me any warnings. when i was waitn for a tow i checked fule pressur and spark and it had fuel but no spark. so i assume its the coil but i dont realy know how to check, how can i do it? thanks

07-10-2006, 05:05 PM
Did the CEL come on? It could be a number of things. Best to check for codes before you start buying parts you might not need.

07-11-2006, 11:20 AM
The coilpack rarely dies on these cars. When cranking, does the amber "upshift" arrow on the instrument panel stay lit? If so, you have either a bad crank sensor (CPS) or a broken balancer (or both).

07-11-2006, 12:24 PM
Check to see if there is a bolt head still in the center of your balancer. Has it restarted since you had it towed?