I HAVE FIRE AND GAS BUT WILL NOT CRANK

Asked by Jan 27, 2007 at 01:26 PM about the 1989 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I HAVE FIRE GOING TO MY PLUGS AND GAS BUT THE MOTOR WILL NOT START. WHAT WOULD BE WRONG WITH MY MOTOR

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Dear rooster-- I could list a couple of dozen reasons why your truck is letting you down. To narrow it further, I would need some more symptoms. It could be as simple as a weak battery or as complex as a bad belt, a faulty starter or a useless ignition control monitor. From my post on the distant edge of cyberspace I can't make a further diagnosis without hearing more symptoms. Wouldn't you agree with the doctor? Good luck from Bovan.

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if you have current going to your plugs it means your engine is turning over, look over your firing order and timming, check to see if they are right.

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you might check your inertia switch. i just had this problem. i had spark and and it would turn over but i wasn't getting gas. its above your wiring harness to the left hand side if you push the button and it goes down and stays down then it should start.

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I have a 1991 Ford F 250 with a 5.8 L.I am getting gas and fire to the plugs,but the fire is a pail yellow. I have replaced the TPS,Maps ,coil and distributor.It will turn over but want crank.I can not figure it out.

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