have to release fuel pressure to start

Asked by Apr 14, 2017 at 10:17 AM about the 1988 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5.0 throttle body, After sitting all night it starts. when shut off it will not restart
until fuel pump power is unplugged, after it starts power to fuel pump can be
plugged back in and it continues to run.

1 Answer

73,765

About the only thing I can think of is the there is something wrong with the fuel regulator stuck creating a high fuel pressure. If there is too much fuel pressure, the injectors will shut down.

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    8,930
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,550
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,070
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
263 Great Deals out of 10,802 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
9 Great Deals out of 1,128 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford F-250
4 listings

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
2,144 listings starting at $35,504
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 3,968 listings starting at $27,096
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 781 listings starting at $19,995
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
90 Great Deals out of 646 listings starting at $21,490
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
96 Great Deals out of 532 listings starting at $13,070

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.