1987 ford f150 moter will run but when you put it in gear it has no pulling power
motor runs good when in park but when you put it in gear it has no pulling power
Happened to our Avalanche once. A wire was chaffing and causing a short preventing a solenoid from activating the transmission, making the vehicle stuck in 3rd gear and unable to shift. But really could be a lot of things. Need more info. Sounds, smells, smokes, anything like that. how does it drive at high/low speed, is the problem worse or better?
could be a worn out motor if it needs rings or gaskets or a full rebuild it can be like that. I had a 88 F150 with 365K miles and there was nothing wrong with it, just lacked power. After a full rebuild she had all the power I remember then some.
Timing chain jumped .