Ford

Have Ford questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Ford 150 4x4 has a starting problem its intermittent some…

Customer Question
Ford 150 4x4 has...

Ford 150 4x4 has a starting problem its intermittent some times it will and run perfectly and some times it wont start at all

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

Battery is fine it turns over well

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your E150?

94 351 motor

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your E150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i am good fuel presure when it runs it runs grate

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

Its been an ongoing problem for a while

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Ford
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Ford Question
Answered in 29 minutes by:
9/30/2017
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago
HDGENE
HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 6,652
Experience: 28 years Auto experience, Ford ,GM, Chrysler, Asian & European
Verified

Hello, and thank you for using Just Answer! My name is***** me a few moments to review your question and Ill do my best to assist you.

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 10 months ago

Hello, so it cranks over ok but wont run? Is the problem only when cold or it doesnt matter hot or cold engine? No warning lights on or codes stored?

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a ford mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ron Your Own Question
Ron
Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 25,022
25,022 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Ron is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on.

Rich DUSA

Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me.

MollyUSA

I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service.

Jason V.Kirkland, WA

I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there.

BRNew Jersey

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

25,022 satisfied customers

23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

29,223 satisfied customers

16 years experience

John Mc

John Mc

Ford Technician

5,495 satisfied customers

19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience

Chuck

Chuck

ASE Certified Technician

1,685 satisfied customers

33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance

Cam

Cam

Journeyman Automotive Technician

10 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years Automotive experience.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Auto Service Technician

1,591 satisfied customers

25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,524 satisfied customers

12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.

< Previous | Next >

Related Ford Questions
My 1994 F150 pickup has a new exhaust and wont drive over 40
my 1994 F150 pickup has a new exhaust and wont drive over 40 mph . Any idea where to start ? … read more
Edward Clayton
Edward Clayton
Associate Degree
1,033 satisfied customers
1995 ford e350: I have a ford e350 bus that has been sitting
I have a ford e350 bus that has been sitting up for a while. Fuel problems removed fuel tank and cleaned. Put new fuel pump in complete assembly. Still no gas. Installed new fuel filter and new relay.… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
F450 diesel: Hi Ron; I have a 2003 Ford 550 diesel that
Hi Ron; I have a 2003 Ford 550 diesel that has an ongoing problem. We have replaced the alternator (3) times in the last year and the problem reoccurs. It will start in the morning and them the dash l… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
29,223 satisfied customers
ford club wagon e-150: I have a 1995 ford e-150 club wagon
I have a 1995 ford e-150 club wagon 351. The car has an intermitant starting problem. It will start fine for awhile then not start. I have checked presure at fuel rail its 40psi. The thing with that i… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
ford f 150 4x4: Is the firing oreder the same on a 95 3ford
Is the firing oreder the same on a 95 3ford f 150 4x4 5 speed with a blown 302 vs a 95 351. Doing amotor swap the 351 came from a 95 e 250 van going into my truck . do I need the computer and everythi… read more
mcleodagency
mcleodagency
Associate Degree
21 satisfied customers
2000 Ford F-150: with a V6 engine..battery and it cranks fine
I have a 2000 Ford F-150 with a V6 engine. The truck has sat for 8 months. I've charged the battery and it cranks fine. If I squirt some gas down the carb and then crank the engine it starts and runs … read more
Canadafix
Canadafix
Auto shop owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
869 satisfied customers
1990 Ford F-150: with 351 efi - starts..restart..it acts..gets hot
1990 Ford F-150 super cab with 351 EFI - starts perfectly cold but if I run it 30 or so minutes, turn it off and try to restart it it acts like the battery is almost dead. Took it to local Advance, th… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
1986 F150: 4x4..efi fit on the cleveland or use carb or aftermarket
Is it possible to exchange a 1986 F150 Shortbox 4x4 302 EFI with a 1974 351 Cleveland out of a cougar xr7? If it is does the EFI fit on the Cleveland or use carb or aftermarket? What other pitfalls ar… read more
POWERSTROKE
POWERSTROKE
DIESEL MASTER TECH
Associate Degree
1,040 satisfied customers
1988 FORD F-150: DIE..STOP SIGN..PRESURE..THE COIL & PLUGSTHANKS AGAIN
HELLO, HAVE A 1988 FORD F-150 4X4 4.9LT MOTOR THE COMPLANT WAS WOULD DIE AT A STOP SIGN UNLESS YOU WERE REAL TO HIT THE GAS..THE CUST. SAID THE PLUGS HAD NOT BEEN CHANGED IN A VERY LONG TIME SO IT WAS… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
94 ford f150: 351 4x4 but it will run idealing but when u get..dies
i have a 94 ford f150 351 4x4 but it will run idealing but when u get on the gas it dies can you plz give me a awnser for the proablem?… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
2002 ford explorer xlt: mi..intermittent problem..Runs perfectly
2002 ford explorer xlt w/ 95000 mi. Car has intermittent problem with starting. Runs perfectly fine, sounds great, battery is fully charged. but sometimes, once i turn the car off and go back to start… read more
CTFordTech
CTFordTech
Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,460 satisfied customers
cycle the key switch twice to get the engine to start smoothly
after being shut down over night, I have to cycle the key switch twice to get the engine to start smoothly… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
1994 F250: truck starts..idles fine..it warms up then it just shuts
1994 F250 4x4 351 auto. The truck starts up fine,idles fine. Runs till it warms up then it just shuts off. Replaced egr solenoid,fuel filter,fuel presure regulator. Both fuel pumps ok.… read more
Dennis
Dennis
Senior Master A Technician/Shop Foreman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
758 satisfied customers
Ford Taurus: My son has a 1993 3.0L..intermittent..parked
My son has a 1993 3.0L ford Taurus w/intermittent start problems. At first, car would not start after being parked for a while. Vehicle would crank over, but obviously no spark or maybe no fuel. Would… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,022 satisfied customers
1990 Ford bronco: starts fine..shutting..it wont start..even turn
1990 Ford bronco-351 windsor starts fine, but after running a while then shutting off it wont start again, it struggles to even turn over.… read more
Vincent
Vincent
Automotive Technician
High School or GED
808 satisfied customers
1994 f-150: trans..injectors..runs fine..harness..mustang EFI 302
we have a 1994 f-150 302 with a e4od trans,we in stalled a 351 motor out of a 94 f-150 used all electrical components off 351w motor ,injectors fuel rail everything after completion motor runs fine on… read more
32dmadden
32dmadden
Owner Emergancy Auto Service
Associate Degree
1,016 satisfied customers
1991 Ford F-150: wont start, replaced the coil, fuel pump..module
1991 Ford F-150 was replaced with a 93 Ford 351. It was running then it just stopped. It turns over but wont start, replaced the coil, fuel pump, relay for fuel pump, also the TFI module,… read more
VirtualWrench (L J)
VirtualWrench (L J)
Owner of LJ Auto Repair 37 years
Associate Degree
38 satisfied customers
1994 ford e-150: v8..Fuel pump electrical intermittent
1994 ford e-150 351 v8 Fuel pump electrical intermittent. Was running.Just stopped. No power to the safety cut off relay. Pump runs when you ground the adl connector. Paul… read more
HDGENE
HDGENE
Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans
6,652 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x