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After sitting for a month the F-550 Ford motor in my motorhome won't even turn over. I replaced the battery a few months prior and have checked it and it has a charge. The last time I started it there was no problems and I ran it for a half hour or so. Since then nothing has been done to it. What could be causing it to not start.

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Faulty solenoid contacts get dirty when not in use u need to remove to sort out But first get some one to help whilst.... u or them turn key hit starter hard a jolt some times release it and start other wise remove it.....and need replacing and may be brushes of course u have checked al connections are tight.

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if the light is flashing it most like hasly some sort of misfire or converter failure, p0171 and p0174 is lean bank 1 and 2, replace you upper and lower plenum gaskets, while they have they off have they replace your ignition coil, plugs and wires, windstars are known for 2 things, lean codes,(plenum gaskets) misfire(bad ignition coil)

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YOUR BATTERY SOUND LIKE ITS DEAD. CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE SHOULD BE 12.5 VOLTS IF NOT TAKE IT TO YOUR NEAREST AUTO ZONE OR ADVANCE AUTO.LET THEM TEST IT LOAD TEST IT.WHEN BATTERY IS CHARGED OR REPLACED.WITH ENGINE RUNNING ALTERNATOR OUT PUT VOLTAGE SHOULD BE 13.5 VOLTS TO 14.5 VOLTS.IF NOT HAVE ALTERNATOR CHECKED.IF ALL GOOD YOUR ALTERNATOR FUSE / FUSE LINK BLOWED OR YOUR ALTERNATOR WIRES IS DAMAGE.OR DRIVE BELT SLIPPING.REMEMBER TO TURN OFF RADIO BEFORE DISCONNECTING NEGATIVE.BATTERY CABLE.IF YOU DONT YOU WILL LOSE RADIO CODE.RADIO WILL NOT PLAY.

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SOURCE: I have a 1993 tioga motorhome with a ford 460

I'd be tempted to have fuel pressure checked, if at all possible, when it quits. If nothing else, carry a can of quickstart with you, and when it quits, remove air intake at throttle body inlet, and open throttle plate and give a good squirt of quick start, then try to start it. If it starts for a second or 2, then you know you have spark, but no fuel. I've seen fuel pumps work good while cool, and cut -out when it gets hot. Then sit and let pump cool off for 20 minutes or so, then pump up to pressure again and away we go, until it gets hot again. You might also find if you park in the shade, you'll get further, or even on a full tank. Another good idea would be to change fuel filter in case fuel pump is working too hard pushing fuel through a plugged filter, and causing low fuel pressure.

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I hope this helps. I had a problem on a couple of different Mitsubishi's where the battery went dead and all the major components were good. No warning lights came on. Check the fuse block . Not the standard fuses but the specialty fuses, the block fuses. Look at them carefully with a flashlight.Test them with voltage meter if necessary. Make sure that one is not blown. With any luck a dollar fuse will turn everything back on.

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GO TO AUTO PARTS STORE BUY A FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE THAT CAN CHECK FUEL PRESSURE UP TO 100 PSI. LOCATE YOUR FUEL PRESSURE TEST PORT.LOOK FOR SCHRADER VALVE ON FUEL LINE NEXT TO EGR VALVE.PLACE A RAG NEAR THE SCHRADER VALVE AS YOU INSTALL FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE TO CATCH GAS SPILL AS YOU SCREW IN FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE HOSE FUEL PRESSURE 30 - 45 PSI WITH ENGINE RUNNING. THE ENGINE MUST BE OFF HOOK UP THE FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE.IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE THE FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE WILL HAVE INSTRUCTION HOW TO HOOK UP FUEL PRESURE GAUGE.BE CAREFUL CHECKING FUEL PRESSURE IS DANGEROUS JOB.DONT ALLOW NO MASSIVE FUEL SPRAYING WHEN HOOKING UP FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE YOU WILL GET CAR FIRE.

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