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Truck turns over and idles rough and then dies

Truck turns over and idles at about 300 to 1000 then dies for about a minute. Also back fires. Replaced the spark plugs and fuel filter . tested coil packs. before it died truck was running really rough with no power and check engine light was flashing. checked all the hoses.

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Sounds like the timing chain has jumped a tooth needs a new chain if its an interference motor the valves are most likely bent to

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try changing the fuel filter first. If that doesn't help, get back to me.

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Are you sure the spark is sufficient? I have seen weak coils cause your problem also bad coil wires loosing to much voltage to the distributor.

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Hey Troy code 301 is cylinder # 1 miss fire, I know you know that, but have you check your fuel injector, that what is sound like to me, of corse me not beening there would be my best guess, look's like you have checked every thing else, good luck.

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I Have a 1999 ford f150 4.6 that back fires and is just running really ruff when idling alot of nack fire a sord of like a pulse going on what is my problem?

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