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I have a new fuel pump and there is no fuel to the engine
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. A plugged-up fuel filter will cause an engine not not start. Get a fuel pressure tester and hook it up to the fuel rail. There should be a shrader valve on the fuel...
Van idles high - 1993 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon
You need to disconnect the throttle cable from the throttle body to see if the idle comes down. If it does, you may have a misadjusted transmission downshift cable which is holding the throttle body open. If it still idles...
Van not starting - 1996 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon
The fuel pressure would need to be checked to see if the fuel pump relay or pump has gone bad. The relay is near the battery under the plastic cover with the computer relay. If you would like, a certified...
Van stalls out after driving several miles - 1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon
If the van stalls after driving 8 miles then it should also die if you let it run for 15 or 20 minutes. This will help to diagnose the problem to be a loss of ignition spark or loss of...
doesn't seem like it's getting gas to start - 1990 Ford F-150
Hello. You should check if the fuel inertia switch in the passenger kick panel needs to be reset. If it's okay, then test the pink wires to it to see if it has power in and out with a test...
Truck runs rough in 80 to 90 degree weather
With the age of your vehicle, there are likely a few things that need to be maintained. All of the recommendations about to be made depend on what other repairs have been made recently. Since the issues are related to...
Rom is running high in my truck
Hello. This is a sign of a vacuum leak. A vacuum leak can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems to diagnose. Idle speed that is way too fast is one of the common signs and stalling is...
Check engine light on.
The testing you did using the CIL may not have been done correctly. During these tests you will need to cycle the clutch and accelerate the engine when the separator codes were received. This is done with a superstar 2...
Issues with shaking in steering while driving - 1994 Ford F-150
Hey there. I would first look at tires and wheel balance, particularly if the tires have a lot of miles on them. Damaged tires can appear (on a balancing machine) to be balanced, yet they will vibrate terribly due to...
I was driving home and came to a stop light and it just stalled and refuse to start.
From what you've described, there may be a piece of carbon lodged in the EGR valve. This can cause a stall and hard start conditions. This accounts for the vehicle having fuel pressure and spark still. Try to see if...
Difficulty starting especially on cold engine
Thanks for writing in about your 1984 Ford F-150 If the vehicle is easier to start when "rocking" the vehicle back and forth, it may be an issue with the fuel pick up inside the gas tank. If for example,...
1995 Ford F-150 Cranks but won't run
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1995 Ford F-150. You would need to check to see if you have fuel pressure at the fuel rail. If you have pressure and spark, but it will not stay running, then...
Air conditioner compressor replacement 1990 Ford F150
No, the AC compressors on the two engines are manufactured differently so the compressor from one will not fit the other. If you need help getting the correct part, get in touch with the team at YourMechanic. They will be...
truck wont go into drive but will go into reverse
You should first see if the transmission shifter is moving through all the gears by the gear shifter and the cable and connections are okay. Then make sure the fluid is full. If all this checks out, then you may...
New battery in truck
Hello. The battery is dead due to a draw on system. You may be able to jump-start the truck, but the battery may go dead again if you do not see a reason the battery was drained. The alternator could...
I have no tail lights but all other lights work
Hey there. You should check to see if you have front parking lights. If the front parking lights work, then the rear parking lights will have bad bulbs or sockets for the bulbs. The front and rear parking lights are...
Steering column change?
Hi, thanks for writing in. Without being able to look at the engineering specifications for the two steering columns, they cannot be compared without having them side by side and comparing them. If you would like further help, consider having...
It throws smoke and smells like gas took it with a mechanic and he said it's the computer I don't believe he is charging 480 to fi
Hey there. If the fuel pressure regulator is leaking fuel through the pressure regulator vacuum line it will flood the engine with fuel. I have also seen where the ECM shorts and keeps injectors open. If you need a second...
Truck hesitating down the highway
With the floor board getting hot during the drive, you may want to look underneath the truck and see if the catalytic convertor is located roughly in the area where the heat is coming from. It sounds to me like...
Throttle position sensor - 1994 Ford F-150
Hello. The only thing to do is to verify that the TPS was installed in the correct position. Make sure you did not put the little blade on the throttle body behind instead of in front of the sensor blades....

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