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1988 f150 5.8L EFI idles but shutters and dies
Hi Hunter. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Typically when fuel flow is good and the engine stumbles, it's due to either a problem mixing the right ratio of fuel to air or the ignitions inability to correctly burn that fuel...
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Ignition lock cylinder removal and some little gear came with it, now the new one won't go in
Hi there. Without being there to show you how to correctly remove and install a new ignition lock cylinder, or have one of our professional mechanics complete this for you, the best advice we can offer is to read this...
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91 ford bronco stuck in 4 wheel high
This Borg-Warner 13-56 transfercase features electronic shift control. To determine shift motor operation, the control module uses information from the 4x4 selector switch, shift position sensor, speed sensor and neutral safety switch.The problem could be with the electronic control portion...
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'72 Mach 1 with 351C. Runs, idles, revs in park. Sputters, chugs and coughs in Drive. Any suggestions?
Check for proper advance of ignition timing. In particular, verify that advance curve you observe matches factory spec. Measure fuel pump output/pressure against factory spec. If engine compression is good and balanced, apart from timing check and fuel pressure check,...
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I have a 1981 e-350 with dual fuel tanks the p.o. added a third tank and 3 electric fuel pumps along with sepparate gauges and swi
The switch you are referring to is vended with the required electrical and fuel schematic (I just looked in the box) that answers your installation question. If you want an advance view, here is a link as well. Yes, you...
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1990 ford e150, 351 engine. Felt something give way when I turned the key to start it. Now it won't start. Radio and lights wor
There should be a shift lock override button. If you have started the car and are trying to shift out of park, simply use that button. The failure you are describing might be related to that interlock, too. The interlock...
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Engine turns over but won't start. Tested the starter and it goes from 12.5v then I turn over the engine and it drops to -20v.
Hello, thank you for writing in. As a general rule, a voltage drop test on the starter solenoid should be less than 1 volt, but this will vary with age, manufacture, and fault. Your solenoid has failed. You will want...
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My headlight bulb came loose and has now melted into the side of the metal fixture it plugs into. What do I do
Hi there. The main part that contains the headlight bulb is called a headlight assembly. In most cases, when the headlight bulb melts inside or is 'welded' of fused to the inside of the assembly, it's best to replace the...
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1995 f150 shaking during idle and shaking and jumping during acceleration
If the vehicle only starts to shake when getting above 35 then you may have transmission clutch or torque converter problems. Try to turn off overdrive and see if shudder goes away when driving and if it does then problem...
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Loosing power. Engine won't crank
Hi There, If you have a good battery and starter, the clicking is likely from the battery not getting enough power to the starter motor. This is caused by the battery cables not making good contact to the battery or...
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Have 1995 ford f150 v8 runs really bad replaced the fuel pump and the pressure gage idols fine when giving it gas it back fires an
Hi there. In general, a lean engine mixture or condensation inside the ignition system will cause the type of symptoms you are describing. It would probably be a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete a backfiring inspection to...
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Shift Linkage is shifting but transmission is not engaging?
Hi there. On these older Ford manual transmissions, there is a series of internal springs and levers that operates the linkage internally. It's likely that those springs or other internal damage inside the transmission is the source of your problem....
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i cant find hydraulic lifter replacements on your quoting. is it an option?
If you pulled out one or more of your push rods you may have had a lifter pulled out of its hole and it would of fell onto the top of the engine block under the intake manifold. You will...
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Rv cranks but will not turn over to stay on
You should check to see if you have an injector pulse? If you do then check for fuel pressure at the engine and it should be about 35 to 45 psi. If both are okay then you should check the...
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I have a 1995 5.8 liter econoline van that is not maintaining fuel pressure on the fuel rail.l
Hello, thank you for writing in. One aspect to consider is that you may have a fuel line blockage. You can also install an in-line gauge before the fuel filter to test what the pressure is up to that point....
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I have a 1981 ford f250 it stalles when I let off the gas and it has a new fuel pump and filter
If the EGR valve is stuck open with carbon deposits it may stall the engine at idle. You will have to remove it to check to see if it is being held open. If not held open then check for...
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Low oil pressure, trouble staying started, oil leaking
Hi Jordan. When you have a rear main seal leak, it's very difficult to repair without removing the engine. Low oil pressure is typically caused by low oil levels, but also a failing oil pump. However, it usually does not...
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96 F150 cranks, but wont start. Lack of fuel has been confirmed, but i still need to diagnose the correct part. How do i do that?
If you have confirmed that no power is reaching the pump once the car is running, such a fault can only be diagnosed by tracing the supply circuit (might have to be done, too, while "independently" powering the pump to...
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Rv cranks, fuel pumping thru, getting a spark, but won't turn over. Could it be the timing?
It is possible that the timing could be an issue. It is also very possible that the engine suffered a loss of compression. If this is the case, an overhaul is likely necessary in order to resolve this issue. An...

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