i need a quik suggestion

Asked by Oct 01, 2012 at 04:27 PM about the 1986 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i drive a 1986 ford f150 5.0 302 and the other day i was driving and it just died we  poored a little gas in the intake and it cranks then dies once the gas is gone we checked the wires to the electric fuel injecters and they look horrible but theyre still puttin power to the injecters any suggestions

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Check the fuel pump, the fuel pump relay and fuse. Also check the fuel pressure regulator and the fuel filter.

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its getting fuel we checked the pressure it squirted out like crazy but its not gettin to the engine

7,125

Did you check before or after the fuel filter?

after

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If you have dual tanks check the tank change electronic valve. Mine did that, and the valve that changes from rear to front gas tanks was getting hot and shutting down the fuel supply. I disconnected the valve and the rear tank, running the gas line straight from the front tank, and have never had anymore problems.

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I had the same problem and i took it to a shop where they took the front/ rear tank switch out completely. It leaked but the leak was slow enough all i could do is smell gas. didnt even think of the switch going bad

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