Cranks but won't start

Asked by Oct 01, 2016 at 10:59 PM about the 1985 Ford F-150 XL Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 85 ford f150 w 302efi I was driving
and it died just like you shut it off. I changed
the pickup coil, ignition coil , and my control
module and it still just cranks over but won't
start and doesn't have any spark.

2 Answers

17,190

Use the net and learn how to check the fuel pump for operation. If the engine is getting fuel, check for spark. It will be a process of elimination.

17,190

Oopse, sped read and didn't see the spark issue. You will have to back check to determine where the electrical problem is. A hand held volt meter set to 12 volts will be sufficient to do the test.

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