Question about 1988 Ford F 150
Sounds to me like the starter is getting overheated. Have you changed the starter lately? Did you reinstall the starter heat shield between the starter and exhaust manifold? Those exhaust manifolds can reach temps of over 800 degrees. I don't smoke, but i lit a cigarette on a hot exhaust manifold before. These starters need to be protected from exhaust heat. Check and see if the starter heat shield is in place, if not, wrap the starter in some heat resistant material, Good luck, Gary
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