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I believe there is an obstruction of old fuel sediment clogging my fuel line at the entry point to the carb. How do I access the line at this point to check for obstructions? I have replaced the fuel filter and the fuel pump does kick on when ignition is engaged, it just wont crank over. I have tried accessing the line from underneath the truck and from under the hood. Help please.

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This make and model and year doesn't have a carburetor, so that would not be the problem

Posted on Nov 08, 2012

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SOURCE: Truck will crank and then shut off

You will need to do your testing while the vehicle is in failure to start mode.Check wether the coil is recieving 12v and pour a little fuel down carb to see if it wants to run.If pouring a little fuel down carb makes the car try to fire up you probably have a fuel pump issue.If it doesnt try to fire you have an ignition problem.Hope you get it sorted and good luck.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: 1985 Ford F-150

if engine won't crack - dead battery
if engine cranks but won't start - no fuel or spark
fuel reservoir is the fuel tank.
a fuel filter can be inside a housing...

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 1985 Ford F-150 Truck (EFI) Fuel Problems

i actually have a 1985 302 efi... there are 2 pumps one one the rail right under drivers door and one in the tank.. there are also two filters... one just behind the pump one the rail.. its actually inside a canister that you open with a oil filter wrench then it has a paper element inside..then there is a inline filter that is actually part of the high pressure line the hose is about 3 feet long and runs from your front pump up to the fuel rail agaist the firewall...this one is really hard to find (Buy) good luck wish i hade a carb

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: how to change fuel filter 2000 excursion

Yes it is the tool for fuel lines and ac lines. Your local autoparts store should have them, they are universal. You need to use the small end for the fuel filter.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 1985 Ford F-150 Truck (EFI) Fuel Problems

Same problem with my 85 F-150 5.0 EFI---turned out that the fuel pump relay under the hood was teriffically corroded on the inside (I opened up the relay to look inside). When I checked the voltage at the fuel pump it would show 3.5-6 volts instead of 12 volts.

I was thinking fuel blockage or perhaps failure of the in-tank pumps. Sometimes the truck would start and run, othertimes it would neither start nor run. Typically, if running it would stay running until turned off (where the relay had to break).

Changing the green fuel pump relay fixed the problem--12 volts now at the pump and no reoccurance.

Good luck--let me know if this fixed your F-150.

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Posted on Sep 22, 2009

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