1979 ford f100 cuts off driving but will start running again if gas pedal is pushed all way to floor.

Asked by Oct 11, 2016 at 07:58 PM about the 1979 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 1979 ford f100 cuts off while driving at the same time I can push the gas
pedal all the way down it starts running again. I have change these parts
trying to fix it. I rebuilt crab also replaced all spark pugs and wires and coil pus  
Brian box. Also fuel pump and gas lines and new gas tank and gas filter. After
I did all this it ran for about a week and start doing it again.

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From what I understand, when the truck kills while driving, without touching the key, you can depress the gas pedal,and it will start running again. Appears to be a fuel issue, could you have made an error in your carb rebuild.

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