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My f150, 2003, 4.2L will not start when it's hot. It fires…

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My f150, 2003, 4.2L...

My f150, 2003, 4.2L will not start when it's hot. It fires weakly but will not catch until it cools off. Takes about 30 minutes to cool distributor cap?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

There is no problem related to starter motor or batt. That is strong

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have done nothing

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It has something over 60K miles on it

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 11 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 11 months ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help.

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 11 months ago

Your saying it cranks but does not start when it is hot?

Have you checked for codes?

Are you looking for some possible causes?

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