new fuel pump and filter, still wont start


Asked by poker7171 Jan 24, 2013 at 08:14 AM about the 1998 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

bitter cold, truck wont start, fuel pump not operating, changed it out and installed filter at same time. Gas now shooting past filter as it should. still no start, checked pressure at manifold gas appears to  be getting to throttle body, still no start.  Cranks strong just wont fire    HELP

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Have you checked your spark pulgs, and cables?

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Austin Brown

Have you checked the injectors or crank sensor

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Anthony Smit

Did you check your fuses ?

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injectors, fuses checked, will check crank sensor next

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Are you sure you are getting spark to the plugs? It also sounds like what happens when older vehicles with distributors would jump the time.

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Robert Kellick II

Sounds like no spark check your distribitor and ignition coil and ingnition coil module.

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Tried everything mentioned, I cut a hole bed. (didnt want to redrop tank). Replaced fuel tank pressure sensor, ole girl fired right up. Thanks guys

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i put in a new fuel pump in my nissan altima (2000). i can hear it running and fuel is going threw the hose to the engin but not threw the return.. car wont start but sounds like it wants to.. should i change the fuel pressure regulator?

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