Power washed under the hood probaly got the distributer wet.
I put a fan on it for 5 hours. it was trying to start it would run a second then bog down and die. now it just turns over unless it has starting fluid. it will fire if you spray a little but then it dies again. It was running great until i got the bright idea to power wash the truck. Any help would be appriciated thanks. firstname.lastname@example.org
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one of the harnesses are getting wet and keeping it from starting. hose your vehicle down at home and then open the hood after about 5 minutes and see where the water trail is going also look under the dash and se if it is going into the kickpanels. try starting it at home when doing this also wiggle the harness to see if that keeps it from starting
Sounds like yoh have a mega fuse fuse at the power distribution junction blown. That is the only pce all of those components come together. If nothing electrical is working then you would have a blown mega fuse or a bad ground, short, or something along those lines. Just start at the power distribution under the hood and work your way down from there. Check the under hood fuses as well as grounds and power cables for corrosion and breaks. Good luck.
It could be more than one problem. The cooling fan could be running because the temp sensor is sending the wrong signal to the computer. The ac compressor or clutch could be bad causing a heavy load on the belt and the engine. I would unplug the compressor clutch and see if the engine still bogs down with the ac engaged.
fuel and air mix is wrong, carb might need cleaning. or you have a blocked fuel filter. you could even have a air leak in one of the intake gaskets. try some fuel cleaner in the tank and run it round for awhile it may clear it but failing that you will need to check the intake and fuel filter. also check spark plug for its gap and colour. wet is flooded too much fuel
Keep the hood up, maybe blow a fan on it. You probably wet the wrong thing or connection. Rule of thumb, keep engine running while spraying it, and take for a small highway drive afterward to dry it out.
recheck spark by putting a plug into one of the plug wires and place on valve cover, crank engine and see saprk in that plug. check fuel pressure during cranking to verify fuel supply. If you have no fuel pressure check fuses and fuel pump relay, in fuse box and power distribution box under the hood. If all are good check for power at the fuel pump connector with the key in start position, in run position the power will only be there for about 5 seconds, you are correct with fuel and spark it should run, let me know what you find