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2003 f150 sport ran fine, turned engine off now won't start.

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2003 f150 sport ran fine, turned engine off now won't start. acts like out of gas.put 6 plus gallons in still won't hit. could fuel injectors have lost prime, or if so how do you repressor them. can hear feel pump click when turning key on
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 6 months ago.

Hello, the engine is turning over but not actually starting correct?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
if it were starting i wouldnt ask the question
Expert:  James replied 6 months ago.

ok, I was just getting clarification. If there is no fuel to the injectors then the fuel pump more than likely has failed. you can turn the key to the on position and hear the fuel pump relay click but it doesn't sound like the fuel pump is working. If you turn the key on the passenger side of the fuel rail is a test port. you can use a pen and push down the valve and fuel should shoot out of here. If it doesn't then the fuel pump isn't working correctly. If that is the case the fuel pump probably failed and will need to be replaced.

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