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1984 F150 won't start when driven for awhile

I have a 1984 Ford F150 that we have to pump 3 or 4 times, when cold, and then hold to floor to start. When it has been driven awhile, it is not over heating, and then shut off it won't start until we let I cool down or set for 30 to 60 minutes.

If we have no driven it in awhile, we have to put gas in he calibrator get it to start some times but don't know if that is related to the above.

Thanks for your help!

Doug Votruba

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  • md57dk58 Mar 05, 2009

    Carburetor has not been services in a long long time. And I will check the choke plates but i will be a couple of weeks before I get back o where the truck is. It has a different syle carb like I have never seen,. Insted of throttle plates it has "Slides" that open when accelerated





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When was the carburetor last serviced? Have you noticed where choke plate is when trying to start truck when cold, and after warmed up & refuses to start?

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