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I have a 88 f150 that I'm having trouble getting started its

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I have a 88 f150 that I'm having trouble getting started its getting spark and fuel through the filter but not starting it will start off starting fluid all day long
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

hello it sounds like the ignition module on your distributor is bad. If you remove it you can bring it in for testing. When they go bad they can prevent the injectors from firing. You likely have fuel but the injectors themselves aren't working correctly.