Mechanics

TRUCK WON'T START AFTER STARTER BECAME LOOSE WHILE DRIVING

Ford F-150

I have a 1990 F150 Lairiat, 6 cylinder, 5 speed approx 145,000 milles and while driving my starter started became loose and I think it shorted out. After tightening it back up my truck will not start. It turns over fine, but won't run? Someone mentioned that it might of blown the computer brain. Help me Please!

debi wade
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Desperate1
June 10, 2007.



If the engine is turning over then the starter is probably fine.
If its not starting fully since the starter became loose I would guess that you shorted the ECU.
Take it to a dealership and get them to do a diagnostic check.

Tiny
KoZeN
Jun 10, 2007.