95 f150 cranks won't start but will run if I put starting fluid in and get it started

Asked by Jan 17, 2017 at 04:07 PM about the 1995 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 95 f150 started up just fine went to the gas
station got gas got back in wouldn't start but would
crank got it home put starting fluid into air intake
and got it started and it ran fine until I turned it off
and then wouldnt start but would crank fine fuel
pump is working don't know where to start looking

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One possibility is bad gas. Did you fill up the tank when you went to the station? Check the EVAP on your vehicle. Later model Fords instructions tell the owner NOT TO fill the tank after the pumps clicks off the first time. If you force fill the tank you pump raw gasoline into the canister and vapor lines which can cause the problem.

Is your check engine light on ?

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