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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By drjoe171
pULL THE VACUUM LINE OFF THE FUEL PRESSURE...

pULL THE VACUUM LINE OFF THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR (OOPS)
and see if it spits fuel.
Almost has to be running or recently run to spit fuel.
If so, it needs a regulator.
do the fuel pump(s) run...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By drjoe171
Not sure I got what engine you have? some...

Not sure I got what engine you have?
some arcing can translate to other wires, especially if they run parallel.
They can cross talk.One or 2 missing shouldn't stop it from running unless one wire...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By drjoe171
I'll occasionally spray under my hood with a...

I'll occasionally spray under my hood with a garden hose just to see if that would happen at the worst possible time, big puddle in the middle of the night.
Maybe antifreeze is more conductive than...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By drjoe171
I had a plastic bag fly up and melt to a rotor...

I had a plastic bag fly up and melt to a rotor once.
Similar symptoms.
Glad you found it.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By drjoe171
Finally found my plug wire insulated pliers so...

Finally found my plug wire insulated pliers so will try that today.
It's fuel injected but sounds like the choke is full on when it freaks out.
for a few seconds, like 10 - 20 seconds.
Always run...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By drjoe171
Super rich on cold start

Eliminated a few issues from old posts so this is narrowed down version.

Cold starts normally but lopes and misses. Occasionally throws a Big cloud of smoke and sounds like it's hitting on 3 or 4...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By drjoe171
Start, idle pull into road and almost got killed

Not sure how to change threads, but thusfar.

1992 straight 6 auto. one whwwl drive.

Starts ez, idles like bla bla blub.

imperceptible miss only my dog can hear.

ready to go? hit the gas...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By drjoe171
I agree. In sheer desparation, when and IF i...

I agree.

In sheer desparation, when and IF i got the truck to run.,
I'd unplug sensors ONE at a time.

NOthing duplicated catastrophic failure that is so obvious and catastrophically dangerous...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By drjoe171
Yeah, no codes or cel light. They say it may...

Yeah, no codes or cel light.
They say it may hold codes without the light on.

new news:
starts, slight miss, semi warm, hit the end of the driveway a PA uuuke, gas smoke..clears up in 30-40...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By drjoe171
Yeah, no codes or cel light. They say it may...

Yeah, no codes or cel light.
They say it may hold codes without the light on.

new news:
starts, slight miss, semi warm, hit the end of the driveway a PA uuuke, gas smoke..clears up in 30-40...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By drjoe171
Thank you for that. I have a couple trucks that...

Thank you for that.
I have a couple trucks that WILL start if you let OFF the key when they crank but this isw a little different.

Will check what you mentioned for sure.

Thanks again
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By drjoe171
I'd personally rather have a dash mounted...

I'd personally rather have a dash mounted permanent fuel pressure gauge than a speedo the way my truck has been acting
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-11-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By drjoe171
Thanks for appreciating the '11'. spinal tap...

Thanks for appreciating the '11'.
spinal tap Marshall amps, knobs went past 10?

'well, it goes to 11'

what else do we need to know, eh?

any chance you've heard 'saint stephen and the 11?"
...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-11-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By drjoe171
NO key works!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! funny but scary safety topic

thanks you guys.

get this...I walked back to the truck and neighbor turned the ignition switch, but the key was in my pocket.

so my question is: WHY did the ignition switch turn and work with...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-11-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By drjoe171
why 3 tries to start?

Thanks for all the suggestions on my massive miss post but since I'm tempted to 'borrow' MAP sensor from running truck..
wondering why the potential DONOR 91 f150 4wd straight 6 NEEDS 3 quick hits...
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