1979 f150 cuts off

Asked by Mar 27, 2018 at 05:40 PM about the 1979 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Will start but cuts off after it heats up. Has
new distributor, coil, fuel tank, lines, pump,
and fiters

4 Answers


Check for vacuum leaks?

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Thinking it’s a carb, but all the plugs seem good. It sat for over 10yrs and the carb leaks a little. Hopefully I’ll get it and the ICM replaced then it will be drive able


if it runs while it is cool, maybe it is a vapor lock- check that all lines are away from extreme heat- and get a new carb-

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What about the pick up coil igniter, the last one I replaced worked fine until engine got warm.

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