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My 03 F150 starts right up and immediately dies. Depressing the accelerator does not help and possibly makes things worse. I also hear some sort of grinding or humming as the truck dies.

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  • mclayton06 Jan 01, 2011

    After 3 days of repeatedly trying to start and keep running it did and has now been working for about 3 days, however it seems that it is taking much longer to start. 3 to 4 sec. on the starter before it finally fires up. The only thing I have done so far is put injector cleaner in gas tank. The mechanics whom I am unhappy with said they would rule out my fuel pump. My next step will be to check carb. and fuel filter.

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Hi, the carburator may be dirty or the fuel filter might be clogged. I would take it off and clean it with some carb cleaner and see if that fixes your problem. You should also check the fuel pump which i think is making the humming noise and also check the air flow sensor......

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