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88' F150 Wont Start

Old 01-24-2016, 09:34 PM
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88' F150 Wont Start

Well, wife went to grocery store truck is now sitting in the parking lot there, wont start has good fuel can smell it when its trying to crank, not getting any fire i think.... was wondering if there was anything else on starting side that could go bad... Plugs, wires, Cap, Rotor, Coil, and Timing are all good/new, replaced switch on column as well that pushes to trigger starter, Starter and Starter Solenoid also new.

Ignitor only thing i dont think i have replaced yet.

1988 F150, 302, Gas motor, C6, EFI. also she was starting and running all day today with no hiccups, she's a work in progress but any help is appreciated, ty
Old 01-25-2016, 12:03 AM
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I would bet it's the ignition module on the side of the distributor. You need a special tool to remove the ignition module. On a 302 I'm sure you have to TURN the distributor to be able to use the special tool to access the small bolts that hold the module to the distributor. Make a mark on the distributor housing and the surface it sits on before you loosen the bolt to turn the distributor. That way you can get it back close enough to start the engine and fine tune the timing later.
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