truckwont start.

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Asked by Jul 03, 2015 at 09:16 AM about the 1999 Ford F-150 Work 4WD Extended Cab LB

Question type: General

was backing out of parking spot.truck quit.went to start it and the motor turns about a inch in rotation but not full turn.good battery new starter. cant get it to turn over all the way.

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31,535

Has your truck been using any water?

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no.

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when I try to start it . the dash goes awire than resets itself

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like I said turn key the motor turns 1 inch in rotation

31,535

Sounds like either the battery is bad or the battery cables either at the battery or the started has a loose connection. The reason I asked about coolant is it almost sounds like the engine is hydrolocked. Check the battery and do not assume it is good.

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this truck feeds my family. good work truck.not going to buy a truck that likes to go up in flames.

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thanks had it ck. still pulling over 12 volts its only 9mths old.how would I take it out of lock

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31,535

Have you tried to have it jump started?

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yes no difference. why is mr Rhodes on here . being a smart #%### taking up time air space.what a jerk.

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how do I get it out of hydralock?

31,535

Hydro lock is when a cylinder fills up with fuel or coolant. Since liquid is not compressible it will lock the engine if this occurs. This can be caused by a bad head gasket or a leaking fuel injector. You need to determine what the problem is before throwing parts and labor at it. I think it might be a good idea if you got the truck to a trusted mechanic. Mr. Rhodes is a smart ass 12 year old that posts nothing but garbage on here. I am working to get him removed.

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It the gauges began bounding all over the place when the vehicle key is on, suspect a connection problem near the battery. Possibly a fuseable link. If there is one near the battery jiggle it a little while someone tries to start the vehicle. If it starts then there is corrosion underneath the weather seal. You'll have to replace the fuseable link.

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