1995 F150 with a 5.0. Starts runs great till it gets warm then it dies. Let it cool off for a couple hours then the process starts over.

Asked by Apr 04, 2015 at 07:03 AM about the 1995 Ford F-150 XL Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Getting ready to change the TFI, ignition
coil, distributor cap and whatever  the
piece is inside the cap. Could anyone  tell
me if I am heading in the right direction  
please.  Thank you.

8 Answers

41,185

First change out your Engine Coolant Temp sensor. That should cure it. If not post back. It's like a $15 part.

Will do sir. I'm not mechanically inclined but I love to do all my own work. I refuse to take it to a shop cause it is fun working on it. Just frustrating at times. I will let you know how it goes. Thank you! !

41,185

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtQhTbmcXDw

Thank you!!

Sorry to bother but should I change my thermostat as well?

41,185

Not a bad call, can't hurt.

Thanks

Good morning. Temp sensor didn't fix it but know I know I have a good one plus thermostat. I replaced my ignition coil also and I noticed a big piece of the insulation was missing of the hot wire. It didn't appear to be grounding itself out on any metal but you can't see what happens after the hood shuts. I finished up about 1 am today is a new day let's see how she rolls. Thanks again.

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