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Old 12-31-2005, 20:01   #1 (permalink)
BobR
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1992 F-150 Moisture Problem

1992 F-150 4x4, 5L manual trans. 140k miles.

Lately it seems that whenever there's high humidity with rain/snow the truck
doesn't want to start. The temperature itself doesn't seem to be the issue;
as long as the air is dry the truck starts fine. The truck cranks fine, but
doesn't catch. Occassionally, if I keep cranking, the truck *will* start,
but run rough for the first minute or so. Before I start randomly replacing
ignition parts I'd like some sort of idea where to look first. The plugs
and wires are a couple of years old, but the cap and rotor are new. There
also seems to be a strong smell of gas when this happens, almost as if the
engine were flooded, but it's EFI, so that's not possible, is it?

Thanks for any suggestions.


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Old 01-01-2006, 07:01   #2 (permalink)
putt@webtv.net
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Re: 1992 F-150 Moisture Problem

>Thanks for any suggestions.

First thing I'd do is check for any trouble codes. Have you already
done so?

Dave S(Texas)

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Old 01-01-2006, 12:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 1992 F-150 Moisture Problem

How about changing the plugwires, most likely cause and there due anyway


"BobR" <no-one@nowhere.com> wrote in message
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> 1992 F-150 4x4, 5L manual trans. 140k miles.
>
> Lately it seems that whenever there's high humidity with rain/snow the

truck
> doesn't want to start. The temperature itself doesn't seem to be the

issue;
> as long as the air is dry the truck starts fine. The truck cranks fine,

but
> doesn't catch. Occassionally, if I keep cranking, the truck *will* start,
> but run rough for the first minute or so. Before I start randomly

replacing
> ignition parts I'd like some sort of idea where to look first. The plugs
> and wires are a couple of years old, but the cap and rotor are new. There
> also seems to be a strong smell of gas when this happens, almost as if the
> engine were flooded, but it's EFI, so that's not possible, is it?
>
> Thanks for any suggestions.
>
>



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Old 01-18-2006, 21:01   #4 (permalink)
obadiah
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Re: 1992 F-150 Moisture Problem

I got a 94 150 with the same problem my mech changed the battery cables and
it started fine for 3 months till the other day back to the same sh%t again


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