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1994 Ford F250 5.8L Engine no start except with ether. After

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1994 Ford F250 5.8L Engine no start except with ether. After start with ether engine runs, but at 2800 RPMs. Fuel pressure 40 psi, 44 @ cranking but bleeds to 40 with no start. Good spark. Ran fine before parked. Appears injectors not getting signal
JA: How many miles are on the vehicle? And when was it last serviced?
Customer: 165K, last service approx 4 months ago
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Fuel pressure test, OK. Spark test, OK.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Had bad fender ground. Hit bump, gauges went to full peg. engine would die occasionally when hit brakes and radio would also. Fixed ground and everything went back to normal. Truck ran fine. Parked it for about 2 months and no start happened.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! Me name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question. Can you hear the fuel pump come on while cranking? Have you checked for power to the fuel pump?
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 year ago.
Are you saying that the fuel pressure is at 40 psi while cranking?