spark and fuel pressure, cranks but won't start

Asked by Nov 24, 2016 at 10:44 PM about the 1988 Ford E-350

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

88 e350 econoline van. Started up and moved it
forward but later that day it won't start. Has spark
and fuel pressure. Any suggestions appreciated.

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Spray some starting fluid down the throttle body. It should run a few seconds on that. If not and you know you have spark, do a compression test. If all cylinders test low or zero it's jumped timing. If it will run on the starting fluid see that you have a trigger signal for the fuel injectors. Test that with a noid light. HTH. -Jim

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