84 Ford F-150 not running smooth and dies when I push on the gas.

Asked by Nov 05, 2015 at 12:45 PM about the 1984 Ford F-150 STD Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It's single barrel carburetor in line 6

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Your accelerator pump may not be working properly. I would rebuild the carb and do a tuneup - plugs, wires, cap and rotor, check timing etc. Change the fuel filter too.

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Full_of_Regrets sounds right on target. Then again fuel delivery and vacuum system as well as the engine ignition can cause those problems. If Full_of_Regrets answer does not help You maybe You can give us more symptoms to your problem, and we can learn together something new.

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