Why does my 1985 diesel ford f250 die while driving, and almost always dies, just after starting the truck ?

Asked by Nov 21, 2014 at 04:20 PM about the 1985 Ford F-250 XLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I would suspect that you have either a plugged fuel filter or water in the fuel. I am pretty sure there is a manual drain at the filter on those things, a spring loaded ring that you pull up. I think this is the water separator. you can give that a try.

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