1988 Ford F-150 4.9l

Asked by Mar 28, 2018 at 10:26 PM about the 1988 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My truck won’t start unless you jump the cylinoid
also won’t stay running dies and when I press on
the gas it bogs and won’t go faster what’s wrong

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Jumping the solenoid can be an indication of a defective solenoid. It's just a low voltage switch used to engage the high voltage/amperage starter. Should be unrelated to the bogging down issue. Elimination process here. Fuel, vacuum leak, etc.

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