81 ford f100

Asked by Apr 27, 2017 at 01:54 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck starts and idles rough for a few
seconds and then sputters and dies what
could it be?

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Start by changing out the fuel filter. Then check for vacuum leaks. The engine may need a tune-up. Have someone adjust the carburetors idle mixture screws, clean up the carb, and adjust.

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