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2000 F150 cranks but won't start, like no fuel or spark

I just moved it in the driveway. Washed the outside only, and now the engine turns over, but it won't start. The red battery light is on. When the ignition is turned from off to on the gauges peg for about 2 seconds and then settle. I measured 13V at the battery and cleaned the terminals.

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  • 200Volts Oct 27, 2008

    Thanks, I already tried the fuel reset.

    Problem solved with a jump start.
    Apparently the geniuses at Ford allow the starter to turn over, but some ECM somewhere was NOT getting enough voltage to start the engine. So, with a battery with low voltage (12.0 to about 13.00 volts) and/or week charge depth, the starter turns, but it won't start. In my case, moving down the driveway at idle discharged the battery just enough so some computer wouldn't let it fire up.


  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    my 2000 ford f150 4by4 turns over but wont start like either no gas or no spark just keeps turning over

  • Blown-F150 Feb 15, 2009

    I had same problem. Truck has been sitting for extended period of time. Charged battery and tried to start. Starter would crank but engine would not fire. There was no spark. Tried spraying fuel into throttle body which did nothing. Read this thread, hooked up charger set on "boost" and engine started.

    Thanks

  • brianlinda27 Nov 20, 2012

    also have the same problem.found the lable indicating the reset button but don't see any button.Does the kick plate have to be removed

  • tommy Aug 01, 2013

    fuel pump won cycle, relay reads 9 tenths of an amp. computer wont send data to scanner.

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Push the "fuel reset" button located by the passanger side kick panel.(picture in owners manual) turn key TO (don't try to start) start for 10 seconds, then OFF for 10 seconds, THEN try to start as normal.

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  • brianlinda27 Nov 20, 2012

    i have found the lable saying where the reset button should be but cant find it.do you have to dismantle kick plate

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