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#123 of 194 Ford F-150 1992 XLT lariat Fuel problems
May 11, 2010 (6:45 pm)
Hey guys i just recently bought my first car.. or truck rather heh.. but when i bought the truck the old owner told me that the truck had been sitting for 15 months straight and had old gas in it, and said it would drive for about 10 miles and i would have to let it sit for 30 minutes to let the old gas clear out, he also gave me a new fuel filter because he said he thought it was the fuel filter with bad gas in it which would cause the truck to stall out and not get any gas. Well to make a long story short, i drove the truck home it kept stalling out about every mile.. had to wait.. while i drove the truck it felt like the engine wasn't getting any gas at all, it would sputter, and i would press the peddle down, and it wouldnt even take off or anything.. the engine turns off and i had to pull off the road and wait a little bit, now when i was on my way home i happened to stop at a shell gas station with a local mechanic there, he put in the new fuel filter for me and it ran fine for about a half a mile and continued to do the samething, now my question is..is this a fuel injector problem? old gas need to get some seafoam? or vacuum line failure.. im not really great with cars im just now getting into it.. i appreciate any replies or any help very gratefully.
May 17, 2010 (3:58 pm)
Check the fuel pump. Turn on the key, how long does the pump run? Should be just seconds. then check for a collaped fuel line, i had that on one Ford Pickup I had and it ran similar. Of course they mad be all metal on yours.
May 19, 2010 (7:41 am)
I have a 89 F150 w/4.9L. It had a fuel pump issue fixed that now it has a real bad miss when warm and under load. Any ideas?
#126 of 194 Intermittent Starting Problem
May 20, 2010 (5:19 am)
I have a 2002 F150 with a 4.6 L engine and I drive it a couple times a week. I live in Maryland and about a month ago after a normal drive on a semi hot day...I shut the engine off and when I tried to restart it a little later...it wouldn't start. The engine would crank over but it would fire up. After letting it set for about an hour...it started and appeared to run fine. The problem has happen 3 times so far and appear to be linked to outside temperature because if it's cool (in my judgement) it starts with no problems...on days above 80 deg it won't start after driving till warm up. Everything else seems to be OK...engine temperature...driveability. Have had it to the dealership and they have no clue to it's problem. Any thoughts and/or ideas as to the problem would be appreciated.
May 20, 2010 (8:01 am)
sounds like a coil
May 23, 2010 (6:23 pm)
I agree with the idea that it sounds like an open in the coil when it gets hot.
#129 of 194 Re: 89 F-150 [rgroom]
May 24, 2010 (1:01 pm)
I'd try plugwires if you haven't
#130 of 194 90 f150 fuel code problem
Jun 06, 2010 (1:20 pm)
hello im new here. beating my head against a wall. Ive got a 1990 f150 4.9l dual tanks. i havent used rear tank in 4 years. replaced front fuel pump about 3 years ago. truck starts and stalls out will not idle. i ran trouble codes im getting a 87. ive changed fuel relay, fuel filter, fuse, inertia switch, i even changed the idle air control valve. any ideas would be appreciated. thankyou
#131 of 194 Re: 90 f150 fuel code problem [ken28669]
Jun 06, 2010 (9:31 pm)
I don`t know if your has a fuel control modgel, but that just happened to me, all of a sudden would not start, it was the control modgel, the other thing I`d consider would be a cam shaft sensor
#132 of 194 i dont even know whats wrong
Jun 07, 2010 (1:28 pm)
i have a 1991 ford f150. inline 6. Resently my truck started spit and sputter after driving it and geting the engine worm. after leting it sit for a night, it started to run agean, but i had little power apone taking off. i have changed my spark plugs, put a quort of oil in, and changed my fuel filter. i have no idea whats wrong. any help would be apresiated.