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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi and welcome to FixYa,
To my knowledge, you assumption is correct on most designs. That wire should go to the ignition switch and will be hot when key is in START. However, same wire often would be connected first to a relay that is interlocked with some conditions/status other then key to START. They would be:
Posted on Dec 11, 2008
it sounds like a rich mixture problem , possible causes are faulty coolant temperature sensor, choked air filter . faulty fuel pressure regulator, another possibility is a faulty fuel pump (overheating)
if this helps let me know
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
Check your battery terminals make sure they are clean and corrosion free.
Also check all ...A-L-L courtesy lights in your car. there are some ceiling mounted lights that are passenger operated and may be on... Also check your glove compartment and consoles for lights.
Also check for charger cords... These have indicator lights and sometimes can drain the batt as well.
Also, under the hood, is a gravity activated lamp . Open the hood and make sure that it's going off and staying off as the hood closes...
Let me know if you find anything...
Posted on Jul 28, 2009
I had same problem in varius trucks and motorhomes with the same engine size (460)and this is caused by excesive heat from the engine in all 460's,when hot if I stoped at a gas station to fill,once I tryed to start it again it felt like the battery was almost dead and bearly turned the engine over.what I did was that I added an after market engine oil cooler and that fixed the problem.
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
thier is problem with brake switch on master cylendre leaks brake fluid on top a abs madule and short the wires need to change switch, plug ,and abs madule
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
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