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1999 f150 won't start....appears not get fuel. Battery good,

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1999 f150 won't start....appears...

1999 f150 won't start....appears not get fuel. Battery good, fuses all good, oil level good and starter sounds ok. Filled gas tank yesterday....almost empty. I am not original owner so don't know if ever problems with fuel pump and filter? Truck parked on uphill slope in driveway. Funny this happened after complete fill up! Thoughts?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you ever replaced the fuel pump, or is this the original?

I never replaced but not original owner.....only 120,000 miles

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

No...not set up to replace parts. I've charged battery just be sure, looked at fuses and checked all liquids. Nothing out ordinary except oil pressure does not hold when try turn over. Is this expected?

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

Just need direction on next steps. And expected costs to repair

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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 3 months ago

I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 3 months ago

Are you looking for some possible causes or would you like me to walk you through this no start condition?

What size engine do you have?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
4.6 v8 triton
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 3 months ago

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

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Can't in meeting
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 3 months ago

Ok, no problem. I can wait.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
All set...vapor lock after refueling. Working fine now.
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 3 months ago

Glad to hear it bud.

Stay warm.

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