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1988 Ford F-150 5.0 Automatic. Engine has died a few times

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1988 Ford F-150 5.0 Automatic. Engine has died a few times over the last several days. Starts right back up fine just cuts out. Doesnt sputter of anything?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Justanswer. Thank you for your question and I will assist you with your concern.

Have you scanned the computer system to see if there are any fault codes setting?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Is this obd
Expert:  Ron replied 2 months ago.

The 1988 is an OBD I system but it can still be scanned. If you can get this done and post back with any fault codes that should be setting and we can work from there.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I don't have obd 1 equipment just newer stuff. Can they be flashed?
Expert:  Ron replied 2 months ago.

You will need an OBD 1 compatible scan tool to retrieve these codes. The computer dose not need flashing.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ignition module was bad.
Expert:  Ron replied 1 month ago.

Glad to hear you got it resolved.

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