Not starting

Asked by Jun 23, 2016 at 07:40 PM about the 1981 Ford F-150 XLT Standard Cab 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck wont start or do anything. Good ground on it good
battery but no spark no nothing. Ignition control module??
Coil? I dont know.

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81 vintage truck which engine? 351, use a multimeter and begin checking power to the coil, and coil resistance, move on to the ignition control module basic system you'll find the issue fast.

fuses i had the same problem

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