I have a 1993 F 150 300 6 cylinder if it sets for at least 30 minutes it seems like all the gas drains back to the tank . I have to leave the switch turned on for about 5 minutes for it to crank

Asked by Jun 06, 2015 at 11:33 PM about the 1993 Ford F-150 XL LB

Question type: General

1 Answer

90,635

Have you tried a little starting fluid down the intake to see if it starts then? If it does then it is fuel related if it doesn't then it is spark related. On a Ford if the engine fails to start within about 10 to 20 seconds the fuel pump shuts off and won't reset the start mode for about 15 seconds. So letting it sit with the key on won't do a thing with the fuel pump. I am leaning towards a spark problem, has the ignition module or distributor pickup coil ever been replaced? If not, now would be a good time to do so. Don't buy the cheap ones, use a good quality like a NAPA or CarQuest line of products.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • is a 4.9L straight 6 a strong motor in the f150? 51 answers

    1991 Ford F-150

    -

    General

  • 2006 ford f-150 4 answers

    I have a 2006 ford f-150 xlt v-8 2-wd. It recently got very cold out as I live in Ohio. I went out one day and it took a little longer than usually to get my truck to turn over and start. The next day...

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT Styleside 4WD

    -

    General

  • truck shutting of while driving 9 answers

    95 F150 xlt V8 5.8L Drove fine for 4 to 5 hrs suddenly shut off while driving started back up after a few try, ran for bout 5 mins shut off again. I let it sit 5 to 10 mins started up ran fine for b...

    1995 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab LB

    -

    General

  • Why will my truck not turn over? 3 answers

    My battery is good my starter is good, and it's had cranked up everytine perfectly like a new truck no problems. And I replaced my thermostat, I didn't unplug anything at al, I put everything lik...

    1988 Ford F-150 XLT Standard Cab LB

    -

    General

  • why truck won't start after it get hot maybe twenty minutes running 43 answers

    1990 f150 with 300 six. vehicle runs great, starts right away even after sitting up for three or four months. it' fuel injected. once you drive it for twenty, thirty minutes, it will not start. le...

    Ford F-150

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford F-150 Questions

Ford F-150 Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 7,660
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,310
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,690
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
818 Great Deals out of 66,017 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
434 Great Deals out of 11,300 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 46,795 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-250
462 listings starting at $3,975
Used Ford Explorer
776 Great Deals out of 74,615 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Ranger
189 Great Deals out of 5,987 listings starting at $1,299
Used Jeep Wrangler
266 Great Deals out of 18,571 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-150 XL LB For Sale
212 listings starting at $19,022
2016 Ford F-150 XL LB For Sale
24 listings starting at $19,962
2015 Ford F-150 XL LB For Sale
1 listings starting at $26,900
2014 Ford F-150 XL LB For Sale
59 listings starting at $8,495