Truck not running properly.
I have a 1988 Ford F150 with the 302, when I start it, it would normally go on a high idle until the motor reached a certain temperature, then it would kick down. Now when I start it, it idles for a second and dies. The only way it stays running is if you give it some gas. Any possible answers? Its a fuel injected 302 if that helps.
week fuel pump,cloged fuel filter + cat converter,it could also be a thermostat stuck open,this will not let the engine warm up to operateing temp,sending a false signal to computer.
We're thinking its the one of the two high idle sensors. Because when I start it, it'll run for about 3 seconds, then dies, The only way I can keep it running is to give it gas. But once you give it gas for a while, then it'll run like normal. Still not sure. But I'll be sure to look into it. THANKS!
Clean the idle control valve. I found photo and instructions on the Internet. I had the same problem seems to be corrected
Do you have the link for that, Salmonet?
The truck would not start anymore. Even after i changed the valve the in tank pumps were bad and replaced. Truck runs great now
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