my 1988 ford f150 302 cranks cold after drove a while wont crank back up acks like dead batt. will crank with a jump i put a new batt. new alt. and starter can u help me

Asked by May 10, 2010 at 12:45 AM about the 1988 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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the battery cables are corroded inside they need to be replaced. the positive one to the solenoid & then down to the starter & the ground to the frame

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Have your starter tested.. I would put money on it that the solenoid is bad.

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run a ground wire from the body to the starter or from the battary to the starter i had the same problem.

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sounds like your timeing is to high,when it is hot it will have a hard time starting,it acts like a low battery,you may even conceder a new timeing set instelation.

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