Does anybody have an answer for me


Asked by JP Dec 02, 2020 at 09:03 PM about the 1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr Lariat 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1997 Ford f250 four-
wheel drive dual tanks 5.8 l starts
and runs fine when it's cold runs
for about 10 minutes until
warmed up and then it's just there
and dies and will not start until it
is cold again does anybody have
any suggestions on what's wrong
I've already replaced the coil

3 Answers


There's actually a fair amount of vehicles that have this issue between 95-05. Run a compression test when cold, and again when warmed up. The colder the oil the thicker it acts, completing the seal of the piston rings. As it warms up the oil gets thinner and doesn't complete the seal of the piston rings resulting in gasses slipping past and reduce the amount of combustion power to a point where it cant keep the engine running.


The ignition module may be intermittent. The answer above is not even close and of no value.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Would you happen to what model yrs will interchange as far that part goes

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