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It cranks but wont start. I changed spark plugs it started…

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It cranks but wont...

It cranks but wont start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the engine's fuel supply? And the spark plugs -- are they all working?

Yes I changed spark plugs it started right up drove for 2 days and wont start again

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

97 ford 150 4.2 eng.

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

Yes fixing myself changed sparkplugs and fuel filter new battery

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

Just that it was running after changing the spark plugs and now its back to doing the same thing

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

Thank you for your question. My name isCustomerand I will be happy to assist you today. I am reviewing the details now.

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 7 months ago

Have you checked for spark and fuel while cranking?

If so, does the engine have spark? Does it run on starting fluid?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
it has spark and it wont start when spraying starter fluid
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 7 months ago

Thank you for that information. Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 7 months ago

How did you check for spark?

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