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Start checking the engine. You need 4 things for an engine to run. 1) good fuel at the right time 2) strong spark at the right time 3) compression and 4) unobstructed air flow into the engine intake. You are missing one of those basic things. Start eliminating possibilities, starting with whatever is the easiest for you to do, and you will find what you are missing. Another issue may be that the timing belt has broken. I just had the same thing happen to my Ford Escort----today! Or it could be that your timing belt is broken but to check it you'll have to remove the timing belt cover, lift the right part of the engine by using a floor jack under the oil container and also remove a belt tensioner that's on the way of the timing belt cover. For more info see the how to remove the timing belt post from a 96 Ford escort, there isn't much difference. Try unhooking the battery for 12 hours or more. i had the same problem and that did it for me and the car started up. If you know what your looking for check the relay switch for the fuel pump or try listening for the fuel pump kicking in when you first turn the key in the ignition if you cant hear anything, use a phase tester and prob the wires for the fuel pump to check wether power is getting to the fuel pump(cover up with tape after) if powers getting to it then you need a new fuel pump, if not then you need to trace back till you find the problem.

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Q: What do you do after the fuel cutoff switch has been reset and the car still will not crank up?
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