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1987 ford f150 cranks and wants to start but when i let go of the key it stops and ideas on what it could be it was just fine last night before my girlfriend decided to clean the truck do i have a major problem or is the truck just in shock from being cleaned . my girlfriend says she pulled on some wiers but she say she reconnected them and does not remember what wires they were so I 'm at a total loss (she aint that bright but a hell of a lot of fun)

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I'd start in general vicinity where GF re-arranged wires. Look closely around steering column, symptom suggests ignition switch/wiring. She gets an E for Effort..

Posted on Mar 15, 2011

  • Leighton Hurry Mar 15, 2011

    that is what I thought but when I checked it out it all seems fine but ubfortunatly I never new what it looked like before so I'm kinda at a loss

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    Mical Caterina Mar 15, 2011

    You'll have to play "detective" look for contacts/connections that look unusually clean like they were newly disconnected. Get under dash with flashlight and check for loose wires (girls NEVER get them tight)

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