Truck dies and won't start

Asked by Oct 19, 2016 at 11:37 PM about the 1979 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 79 ford pickep will just stp running then i have
no power at all no lights nothing wait 20 minutes
lights come on truck starts and is getting worse

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Clearly you have a major short in your car, like a grounding strap or power wire is loose...

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