Engine light


Asked by Jan 22, 2016 at 08:21 PM about the 1988 Ford F-150 S Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The check engine light glows with switch off and
key out on 1988 f150 . what could cause this ?

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And won't start ,turns over but no fuel . pumps not clicking on .


From an electrical standpoint, could be an issue with the ignition switch/cylinder, or a problem within the PCM/BCM if so equipped. Any good repair shop should have active scan capabilities to determine the problem.

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