2002 e150

Asked by Apr 18, 2017 at 09:23 PM about the 2000 Ford E-150 STD Econoline

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2002 e150 will start but wont stay running.  it
will start right back up but will die again

4 Answers

27,145

runs for how lond 1/2 second or 5? hows the fuel system FILTER?

runs for about 3 to 5 secs then dies. checked relay and it's good. got fuel pressure

73,845

Usually has to do with fuel. Have someone starting the truck, and with you out by the throttle body with some starting fluid, see if the engine will stay running with a little squirt of starting fluid. If it does want to stay running, you would want to verify the fuel pressure. Should be somewhere around 35 lbs. Pull the vacuum line off of the fuel regulator also to see if it stays running, and take note if you see any fuel in the vacuum line. Things to look at would be the fuel filter, and there is a fuel strainer at the end of the fuel pump in the gas tank. The thing is to check it, you may as well replace the fuel pump also.

Mine was the distributor,, it would run for 5 seconds up to 1 or 2 min,, then die, turn key to off position and back to start and start right up for 5 seconds up to 1 min then die, then if I didn't return the key to off position but try to restart form the on position it wouldn't start,,and wouldn't have spark,,until I returned it to off position,, and over and over again, if this sounds like your problem,,,REPLACE YOUR DISTRIBUTOR

Your Answer

E-150

Looking for a Used E-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 133 nationwide E-150 listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Ford E-150 Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
    Reputation
    520
  • #2
    kbro
    Reputation
    440
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,318 Great Deals out of 184,580 listings starting at $699
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,108 Great Deals out of 167,056 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford E-Series Cargo
57 Great Deals out of 2,982 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford E-Series Wagon
29 Great Deals out of 1,185 listings starting at $2,999
Used Dodge Ram 1500
356 Great Deals out of 10,908 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford E-350
218 listings
Used Ford F-250
468 listings starting at $6,694
Used Toyota Tacoma
628 Great Deals out of 43,329 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Express Cargo
61 Great Deals out of 10,632 listings starting at $799
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
361 Great Deals out of 44,819 listings starting at $1,799
Used Chevrolet Express
62 Great Deals out of 5,059 listings starting at $3,495
Used Toyota Tundra
460 Great Deals out of 32,469 listings starting at $1,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
879 Great Deals out of 65,553 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
5 Great Deals out of 119 listings starting at $9,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.