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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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F150: 2002 Lariat, 4.6 engine..engine shut down..restart..electrical

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F150, 2002 Lariat, 4.6 engine. after engine shut down coud not restart engine, no electrical, battery correcvt for truck, six months old. heatd popp from front left engine comparterment, could it be relay bad or fuse blown?? Thanks, Walter
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 6 years ago.
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Is everything dead in the cab such as head lights and the gages?

Do you have a full 12 volts at the battery when this happens?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Battery six months old, the engine under hood light is on, almost like the ground is bad
Expert:  Ron replied 6 years ago.
So is every thing else dead?

When this happens , do you have 12 volts at the starter solenoid?