77 f150 had it serviced by the mechanic but still did the same thing turned off middle of fwy?


Asked by Dec 27, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Mechanic said that he
had fixed the camshaft,
oil pump, oil pan gasket,
timing cover gaskets,
valve cover gaskets,
distributor gears.. He
had fixed the distributor
timing and started
running beutifuly - and it
messed up again in the
fwy while the mechanic
was in the truck. He
figured that by changing
all this things it would be
resolved but this was
not the case ... I have
the same problem again
. Any ideas why it keeps
turning off and not able
to start it again???
Please any suggestions.
Last mechanic said the
pulleys by the fan where
the wrong ones so
keeps mssing with the
engine turning off ... ??
? Please help thanks.

5 Answers


Are they sure its a timing issue? Or could it be a fuel delivery issue? Don't really see where pulleys would cause it not to start. Did he say why they would cause it not to start?


Mostly he sd that ditributor gears and camshft ... Had new distributor and it caused it to mess up he said.


The fan is connected with pulleys ... And timing is adjusted by moving fan counterclockwise as well...i did notice while driving in the street while accelerating there was a noise like a drilling noise very low and short. Can it be associated with transmission- my tow man sd that it was leaking a lot of trans fluid... Chk the fluid stick and it seems like it has overfill over the suggested line.


ignition module? cant remember maybe on the inner fender well?


sounds like it may have many issues, I would knock 1 out at a time. old school ignition modules can work and they can also heat up and stop after and that would stop you dead in your tracks. hope this helps

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