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1991 Ford F 150: it running by playing with the gas pedal..drivable

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I have a 1991 Ford F 150. The truck will start then stall out immediately. I can keep it running by playing with the gas pedal but it will eventually stall and is not drivable. I can keep it running by spraying starting fluid in the intake.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 7 years ago.



Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.


If you are having to add starting fluid to keep it running , then I would start with checking the fuel pressure , because a weak fuel pump will cause the type of issue you are having. Install a fuel gage to the fuel rail service port and see if you have 32 to 35 PSI while the problem is occurring.


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