Question about 2004 Ford F150

Open Question

2000 ford f150 no fuel has spark and new fuel pump

The truck cranks and starts on starting fluid but does not get fuel, A new fuel pump was put in about 2 months ago and the truck ran great. Changed the relay and checked fuses 10 and 18, Still no fuel Pump does not even start.

Posted by on

  • Paul Alan Chambley
    Paul Alan Chambley Feb 10, 2012

    check the fuel shut off switch..I think its in the passenger side kick panel..Your owners manuel will tell you wheres its at..Its called fuel inertia switch..They were bad about shorting out in that year

×

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

jeff3211
  • 12 Answers

SOURCE: FUEL PUMP

Maybe you have a faulty fuel pump, but first is there gas in the tank? How do you know? Has your fuel guage failed? If you have added fuel recently, have you traveled far enough to burn all the fuel? You'd be surprised how often I find faulty fuel guages after spending too much time trying to diagnose a no-start suspected fuel delivery problem. If you have ANY doubt, please add 1 gallon of fuel to the tank. Now turn the key to the run position, DO NOT TRY TO START THE ENGINE! The pump should run for about 30 seconds to prime the fuel system. You should be able to hear it running in a quiet environment, but you can stick a funnel in the fuel fill inlet and listen while an assistant turns the key to the run position. (Have them shut the driver's door, the Ford Key in ingition alert chime is so loud it may prevent you from hearing the pump run) If you can hear the pump run, and you get no fuel, it's time to check the in line fuel filter that no one ever seems to get around to changing! BE CAREFUL THOUGH BECAUSE IF THE PUMP RAN, YOU JUST PRESSURIZED THE FUEL SYSTEM, AND HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SPRAY WILL GREET YOU WHEN YOU TRY TO SERVICE THE IN LINE FILTER. Also, if you've never replaced one of these Ford in line fuel filters, you will discover a retainer that will have to be dealt with for filter removal. If yours is an all-steel coupler, you will need a fuel line disconnect tool to disassemble this connection. DO NOT TRY TO DISCONNECT IT WITHOUT THAT TOOL, or you will get to enjoy the fun of replacing the entire line when you damage the coupler. If your coupler is plastic, it also has a removal plastic retainer. Make sure your new filter includes the retainer clips, they are horse-shoe shaped plastic clips. Once you see the replacements, you'll recognize what you should be looking for. Once you verify that you have two new clips, you can break the old ones to remove them, be careful NOT TO DAMAGE the couple on the line. If your pump didn't run, you'll probably need to replace it. If you don't know how to remove and replace a fuel tank, and if you don't possess the proper fuel module retainer wrench, and if you're not sure how many hoses, lines, sensors, or elecrtical connectors need to be removed, now might be a good time to seek professional assistance. BEWARE! Most mechanics won't accept a job you have started, but can not complete! They call those "basket cases" because most people bring in the removed components in some kind of basket. I always charge extra on "Basket Cases" but only if you're persuasive enough to convince me to accept the job! Long story short... Listen for the pump to run during the prime interval, if it doesn't, you can check the fuel pump relay, and the inertial switch. Usually these Ford inertial switches on Tauruses are in the trunk on the Driver's side close to the trunk lid hinge, they will pop-out kind of like a circuit breaker upon an impact with the vehicle. It's there to interrupt the fuel pump in the event of an accident. They can also be tripped by a severe chuck-hole encounter, a tow truck ride, or other various sorts of impacts. Remember, it's not a good idea to try to handle a full fuel tank without the proper equipment and training, it's not much fun with a half full tank either so be extremely careful! DO NOT EVER ATTEMPT TO WORK UNDERNEATH A VEHICLE WITHOUT SAFETY STANDS PROPERLY SUPPORTING THE VEHICLE IN A PROVEN STABLE CONDITION! Once raised and supported you must try to physically knock the vehicle off the stands to prove that it's in a stable condition BEFORE ANYONE EVER GETS UNDERNEATH IT!
This procedure involves life threatening dangers including fire hazards, explosion hazards, and danger associated with being crushed by the vehicle! ONLY PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL should attempt to perform these dangerous services. If you ignore these warnings, you do so at your own risk!

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

  • 7 Answers

SOURCE: 1991 ford f150 no noise from fuel pump and truck will not start

get a code reader like the Actron CP9015 Code Scanner, 20 dollars and will flash codes. if it will not diagnose itself, the ecm must be replaced. this fixed my dads truck with the same problem

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

rockitman187
  • 2559 Answers

SOURCE: 2000 f150 4.6 won't crank when very cold

Not it won't hurt,but may not do much good either.
The best place to put it would be the oil pan.

Please rate this solution

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

michigan man
  • 3533 Answers

SOURCE: 92 f150 straight six 4.9L no fire and fuel pump not coming on

it's the coil pack and also check the ignition module connecter and make sure everything is plugged under the hood

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

opherator
  • 44 Answers

SOURCE: the f150 93 truck won't crank unless relay is jumped

I had this problem on my F250. I actually just ended up putting in a switch that by passes the relay and brings power directly to ignition. Turn off switch so you dont drain battery, and turn on switch to start car.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have an 87 Ford f350 460 big block 4x4 is been sitting 4 years and now put new fuel pump in it and a battery and it won't start I don't know if that has ignition but it will turn over has gas


won't start Addam, verify weather it has spark, if has spark try a little starter fluid in carberator. If runs then quits after starter fluid, the carberator or pump is still the problem. I will post some touble shooting links that may help you.
"I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button. Check out some of my other posts if you need more tips and info."
Engine Won Start No Spark
Troubleshooting your ignition system

How to Test the Ford Fuel Pump Relay No Start Troubleshooting Green Relay
1987 Fuel Pump relay Ford F150 Forum

Mar 26, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

1991 F150 Will not crank.


Do real fuel pressure test using test gauge. You changed ignition module but not coil? Are you getting nice fat blue spark? When spraying starter fluid into intake it only tries to start which makes me think you have ignition problem.

May 18, 2015 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2000 ford expedition 5.4 litter 4x4 Eddie baur with air suspension starting problems sometimes it will start now it won't start at all it cranks .


IF IT WILL RUN WITH STATER FLUID YOU HAVE A FUEL ISSUE. SINCE PUMP SOUNDS DIFFERENT I WOULD START THERE. CHECK FOR VOLUME & PRESSURE ON FUEL RAIL IF IT NOES NOT THEN THE PROBLEM IS IGNITON, CHECK FOR SPARK

Jan 05, 2015 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2000 ford 4.0 explorer cranks but fails to start. It acts like it starts after sitting all night but then only cranks, what is wrong?


Check for spark to the sparkplug. Try a shot of starting fluid as having gas pumping and having the fuel injectors opening are 2 different things. If you have spark, then the fuel injectors may not be working. Quick diagnosis is to use starting fluid and see if engine tries to run. This indicates problem is not lack of spark but lack of fuel getting into cylinders.

Sep 18, 2014 | 2000 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

My 1990 F250 wont start even with starting fluid has good spark


IF it wont start with ether, the issue is timing. It could be the crank sensor is bad.

Jan 22, 2014 | 1990 Ford F150

1 Answer

Have a 1985 ford f150 302 fuel inj put on a new fuel pump getting gas to injector and check firing systems which is fine but still will not crank just turns over need help thanks


check for oxygen get a can of starter fluid take the hoses running into injector and spray couple squirts of that in it and try to start it if it starts you should have a bad fuel regulator

Jan 08, 2011 | 1985 Ford F150

1 Answer

1990 f150 302 new motor has progreesivly go worse when trying to start it takes a wile the fuel pump in both tank are working has new spark plugs at overhaul but no other new ignition parts seems to notbe...


maybe fuel enrichment circuit for cold start is not working. If you spray some starting fluid in the throttle body and it starts right up cold, look for a problem with fuel enrcihment during cold start.

Feb 24, 2010 | 1990 Ford F150

1 Answer

My 2000 ford focus cranks, but does not start. I


You will want to find out if you are not getting spark or not getting fuel.
If no fuel, then bad fuel pump, plugged fuel filter, or bad fuel pressure regulator, or bad fuel pump relay.

If no spark, then bad crank sensor, or ignition module, or coil packs.

Oct 14, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

2 Answers

F150 won't start


So you turned the key just to "Run" and hear the fuel pump running (guessing elec pump)? Did you pull off a spark plug wire to check for spark? If no spark, pull the Distributor cap and check inside of cap, and rotor for damage, if ok, then the coil is bad, replace it. If you have spark at the plugs, have you tried Starting Fluid? (old school, go to AutoZone for this)

Aug 18, 2009 | 1990 Ford F150

1 Answer

Truck will crank put will not start


Spray some starting fluid in throttle body if it starts then your fuel pump is bad also check to see if you are getting spark at the plugs. Its one of the two.

Jun 14, 2009 | 2000 Ford F150 Flareside SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Ford F150 Logo

Related Topics:

58 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75051 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5470 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...