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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-03, 10:26 PM
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im posting this everywhere so you might see this more than once. my 79 351 f150 just went to shit and i cant figure out why. it ran fine and i parked ion the drive way and i went back out like 10 min later anfd it wont fire. it starts to turn over and goesRRRRrrrrRRRRRrrrrRRRR but then shit. just a lil sputter and then nuthin i dont know what the **** happened any1??????????
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-03, 10:36 PM
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pop the bonnent and check all connections. Sounds like battery
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-03, 10:52 PM
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mmm - sounds like your battery is dying. Only suggestion is get some hot water and pour it over the battery, the heat will help whats left of the battery give a bit more juice, and might be enough to start it, and get it to a garage.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-03, 10:54 PM
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im thinkin i didnt explain the sound right. it doesnt sound like a dead battery i mean it turns over fine but it wont actually start it just like tryin to start it with no gas in the tank but it has half a tank. i duno how to explain that noise.
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-03, 11:01 PM
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Maybe carby flooded, float dropped to bottom, so now overfuels to start.

Well happened to my XF. :-)


I did put something here, but it vanshied, I think

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Dirty plugs ?
stuffed leads ?

I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out

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