Q: Car not starting

asked by on February 17, 2016

My car is failing to start. The starter and battery are OK, but it still won't start.

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From your description, it sounds as though the engine is turning over, but it will not start and run. This particular year of F-150 with the 5.0 had many possible causes of a no-start. The distributor ignition module and starter are the most common, next to the fuel pump and fuel pump relay; the spark and fuel systems would need to be checked. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the cause of your no-start to identify and quote the repairs needed.

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