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Contour won't crank after going through wiring harness

Discussion in 'SVT Contour' started by 2003SVTFreak, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. 2003SVTFreak

    2003SVTFreak Member Established Member

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    So I bought a 98 svtc recently and it was running and driving had some issues and check engine lights but over all ran good. So i decided to redo the harness myself and the harness was in good shape to my surprise only had to fix fan ground and iat2 sensor. I tore the intake manifold down and cleaned everything injector harness was also good. So long story short i put everything back together and the car doesn't crank.... battery is good, starter and solenoid is good because I jumped the hot wire and it cranked fine and ran. I bypassed the clutch safety switch and still no start. When I do jump the grey wire from the fuse box to the starter car cranks and runs fine. I tested the wire when I crank as well it just doesn't get juice but I hear the starter relay click so I'm kinda searching for another option or sensor I might have overlooked that could be causing the car to not give juice to the starter solenoid??? Sorry for the long post and thanks in advance.

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  2. crewchiefpro

    crewchiefpro Member Established Member

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    I would check the wiring to the Speed Sensor. If it shorts I have seen this happen. Fuses will blow.
     
  3. 2003SVTFreak

    2003SVTFreak Member Established Member

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    I checked everything and it seems my distribution block aka fuse box in the engine bay is No good. Power from ignition goes in but does not get to relay

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