1977 FORD F-150 STARTS, DIES, WON'T START AGAIN

  • Tiny
  • jamie-lynn30
  • 1977 Ford F-150
  • 5.8L
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 105,000 miles

I start the truck will stay running sometimes but others it will shut down like I turned the key off not so much add dies but turns off. Help!

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Thursday, February 20th, 2014 AT 4:05 PM

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  • hmac300
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Check pickup coil in dist shold have 400-800 ohms if overthat replace it. Also you might look into a carb overhaul due to age and today's fuel, alcohol has probably destroyed a lot of parts in carb.

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