1986 Ford F-150 Overview


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1986 Ford F-150 Overview

Buyers of the 1986 Ford F-150 had slightly fewer choices than in the previous model year. The powerful fuel-injected 5.0 liter Windsor V-8 was the only 5-liter V8 engine on offer; diesel and straight-six engines were also available.

The 86 Ford F150 came off the line in the XL, XLT, and XLT Lariat trims, with extended-cab 4-door supercab and 2-door cab setups. Extended bed models proved ideal for farm and ranch use; short beds were prized by off-road enthusiasts, who loved the versatility and rugged 4-wheel capability of the 1986 Ford F150.

The 86 Ford F-150 is a real workhorse of a pickup, and there are plenty of these durable beauties still on the streets today. Tuners love them for their baseline reliability, and you'll see them all tricked out and ready to roll. Gas mileage, though, isn't one of their selling points; you might get 18 highway, 14 city out of your 1986 Ford F-150 if you're careful!


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    Jahdiel Martinez

    Starter Solenoid Keeps Going Out And Battery Drains Completely

    As mentioned in the title the starter solenoid keeps going out and my battery is drained completely. I've replaced the solenoid about five times and I can't figure out what is causing it to go ou...

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    Keith Vogel

    1986 F-150 302 Engine - Turns Over But Won't Start Except With Boost From J...

    My 1986 F-150 302 Engine, turns over but won't start except on the BOOST setting from my Jump Box. I have changed out the starter, solenoid, coil, cap/rotor/cables/plugs. Put a big new 900CCA batt...

    60 views with 10 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Truck Stalling

    Recently my ignition control module under the distributor went out I replaced it reset the time and according to the sticker on the front of the truck now that vehicle will not go when given gas ...

    8 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Please Help. I Have An 86 Ford F150 , 302 Efi, Automatic. I Have Been Worki...

    8,387 views with 43 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Kill Problem

    My 1986 ford f150 kills randomly while driving but starts right back up with no problem do anybody know what this is?

    4 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)