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BBB Industries
1972 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 4.9L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-1CA8A5B    7078  New

Qty:
$15.00 $32.44
  • 1-Groove Pulley 60 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1972 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 4.9L 300 4917
BBB Industries
1972 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 6.4L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-1416DB6    7078DP  New

Qty:
$15.00 $32.85
  • 2-Groove Pulley 60 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1972 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 6.4L 390 6392
BBB Industries
1965 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 4.8L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-56AC0D8    7058  New

Qty:
$15.00 $29.58
  • 55 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1965 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 4.8L 292 4786
BBB Industries
1977 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 6.6L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-457B672    7072-9  New

Qty:
$20.00 $65.49
  • w/Alt Plug 70 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1977 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 6.6L 400 -
BBB Industries
1977 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 6.6L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-1CA8A5B    7078  New

Qty:
$15.00 $32.44
  • wo/Alt Plug 1-Groove Pulley 60 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1977 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 6.6L 400 -
BBB Industries
1976 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 5.0L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-1416DB6    7078DP  New

Qty:
$15.00 $32.85
  • wo/Alt Plug 2-Groove Pulley 60 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1976 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 5.0L 302 -
BBB Industries
1977 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 4.9L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-1416DB6    7078DP  New

Qty:
$15.00 $32.85
  • wo/Alt Plug 60 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1977 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 4.9L 300 4917
BBB Industries
1969 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 5.0L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-1CA8A5B    7078  New

Qty:
$15.00 $32.44
  • 60 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1969 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 5.0L 302 -
BBB Industries
1963 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 3.6L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-56AC0D8    7058  New

Qty:
$15.00 $29.58
  • w/Alternator w/Post Connector 55 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1963 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 3.6L 223 3655
BBB Industries
1962 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 4.8L BBB Industries - REMAN ALTERNATOR

P311-56AC0D8    7058  New

Qty:
$15.00 $29.58
  • w/Alternator Opt 55 Amps
  • REMAN ALTERNATOR
Brand: BBB Industries
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1962 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 4.8L 292 4786
Bosch
1982 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 5.0L Bosch - Alternator (Remanufactured)

P311-4A88BA7    AL514X  Remanufactured

E7PZ10346B , E1BZ10346A , E6DZ10346D

Qty:
$10.00 $82.57
Bosch Alternator
  • Bosch Premium 100% Remanufactured Alternator
  • Alternators with alternator plug 70 A
  • Alternator (Remanufactured)
  • Product Attributes:
    • Case Color: Aluminum
    • Case Material: Aluminum
    • Fan Type: External
    • New Or Remanufacured: Remanufactured
    • Original Equipment Manufacturer Names: Fo
    • Packaging: Box
    • Plug Type: 194
    • Pulley Groove Quantity: 0
    • Pulley Outside Diameter: 0
    • Pulley Type: Na
    • Pulley Type / Belt Type (Alternator): Na
    • Regulator Type: External
    • Rotation Direction: Clockwise
  • Bosch Premium Alternators are designed, built and tested to provide the ultimate in performance and reliability
Brand: Bosch
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1982 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 5.0L 302 -
MPA
1982 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 4.9L MPA - Remanufactured

P311-5216927    15875  Remanufactured

D2OF-10346-BA , D8VF-10300-CA , F0PU-10346-HA , D7UF-10300-AA , E3ZF-10300-AA , 19134992 , E4LF-10300-CA , D9OF-10300-A , E6DZ-10346-D , D4ZF-10300-CA , D9ZF-10300-BA , D2FZ-10346-B , 12307724 , E37F-10300-AA , D5OF-10300-AA , E9TF-10300-AA , D7EF-10300-DA , D9DF-10300-AA , D2ZF-10346-BB , D4OF-10346-DA , D8ZF-10300-FA , D9VY-10346-C , D7ZF-10300-DA , D8BF-10346-CA , D9TF-10300-AA , D7OF-10300-EA , E6DF-10300-HA , E7PF-10346-PA , D5OF-10300-CA , D7OF-10300-CA , F0PZ-10346-D , 10463285 , D2OF-10300-GA , E6DF-10346-DA , D7EF-10300-BA , D7EF-10300-CA , D3OF-10300-AA , 334-1999 , D32F-10300-AA , D4OZ-10346-D , D9BZ-10346-C , D2OZ-10346-B , D9OF-10300-AA , D7OF-10346-BA , E5LF-10300-AA , 7072-12 , D8BF-10346-DA , E1BF-10346-CA , E6DF-10300-FA , D7OF-10300-DA , E6DF-10300-FB , D2OF-10300-AA , D7EF-10300-AA , E1BZ-10346-A , E1ZF-10300-EA , D7OZ-10346-B , D7DF-10300-AA , D22F-10346-BB , D7OZ-10346-A , F0PU-10346-JA , D2AF-10300-EA , E3TF-10300-AB , D4OF-10300-EA , E7PZ-10346-B , F0TU-10300-AA , D8VF-10346-CA , D9UF-10300-EA , D42F-10300-CA , D7OF-10300-AA , 321-158 , D9ZF-10300-FA , D5AZ-10300-BA , E5ZF-10300-AA , D7ZF-10300-EA , E1TF-10300-BA , D22F-10300-AB , 321-1296 , E6DF-10300-CA , 10463449 , D7OF-10346-AA , D7VF-10346-A , 10463951 , E1BF-10300-BA , D52F-10300-BA , D4ZF-10300-AA , D22F-10300-AA , D8BF-10300-DA , D5DF-10300-AA

Qty:
$14.00 $51.12
  • ALTERNATOR-RMFD STDRD
  • Optional, with 70 amp alt.
  • Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • Amps: 70 Amps
    • Clock: 9:00
    • Fan: External
    • Manufacturer: Ford
    • Pulley: 6 Groove Serpentine
    • Regulator: External
    • Rotation: Clockwise
    • Volts: 12 Volts
Brand: MPA
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1982 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 4.9L 300 4917
MPA
1974 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 4.9L MPA - Remanufactured

P311-4D3BB94    7078207  Remanufactured

D9VF-10346-AA , D2OF-10300-CB , D40F-10300-DA , D0TF-10346-B , D2UF-10300-AC , D6FF-10300-BA , D2DF-10300-AB , 3228506 , E4ZF-10300-BA , D4OF-10300-DF , D5AF-10300-KA , D9VY-10346-AA , E37F-10300-BA , D7AF-10300-EA , D7AF-10300-LA , 321-2060 , 7078 , D6FF-10300-CA , D0TZ-10346-C , D7AF-10346-BA , D8BF-10346-BA , D5AF-10346-BA , D8ZF-10300-HA , D2TF-10300-EC , D5AF-10300-HA , D3HF-10300-DA , D2AF-10300-CB , D7AF-10300-AA , D2HF-10300-AA , D8ZF-10346-AA , D2OF-10346-CA , D1AF-10300-AA , 3227689 , D4DF-10300-AA , 3227687 , D7AF-10300-BA , D4UF-10300-AA , D0TF-10300-K , D7AF-10300-DA , D7AF-10300-KA , E3ZF-10300-EA , E1BF-10300-HA , D7AF-10346-CA , D5AF-10300-LA , E1ZZ-10346-A , F2OF-10346-KA , 19135658 , D3OF-10300-EA , D2TF-10300-EA , D7TF-10300-BA , D7TF-10300-CA , D2UF-10300-AB , D8BF-10300-AA , D5AF-10300-JA , D40F-10300-BA , D2HF-10300-AC , D5AF-10300-DA , D7AF-10300-FA , D2OF-10300-CA , D9ZZ-10346-A , D7AF-10346-AA , D2HF-10300-AB , D7AF-10300-GA , D4OF-10300-DA , D2TZ-10346-BA , 321-2067 , D9VF-10300-AA , D3DF-10300-CA , D22F-10300-BA , D2AF-10300-CA , D20F-10300-EB , D2TF-10346-BA , D4AF-10346-AA , D5AF-10346-CA , D2UF-10300-AA , D2DF-10300-AC , D5AF-10300-FA , D4OF-10346-AA , E47F-10300-AA , D20F-10300-CB , D2TF-10300-EB , 334-2100 , 321-2061 , D0UF-10300-A , 3228505 , D30F-10300-BA , E1GF-10346-EA , D0HF-10300-D , D5AF-10300-EA , E4ZF-10300-CA , D9ZF-10346-AA

Qty:
$8.00 $25.32
  • ALTERNATOR-RMFD STDRD
  • with 2V pulley
  • Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • Amps: 60 Amps
    • Clock: 7:00
    • Fan: External
    • Manufacturer: Ford
    • Pulley: 2 Groove V-belt
    • Regulator: External
    • Rotation: Clockwise
    • Volts: 12 Volts
Brand: MPA
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1974 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 4.9L 300 4917
MPA
1982 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 4.2L MPA - Remanufactured

P311-07D746F    7072103  Remanufactured

E7UF-10300-AA , 88861870 , 7072-3 , E1AF-10300-DA , 334-2604 , F0TU-10300-BA , D9AF-10300-CA

Qty:
$14.00 $101.02
  • ALTERNATOR-RMFD STDRD
  • Optional, with 70 amp alt.
  • Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • Amps: 70 Amps
    • Clock: 3:00
    • Fan: External
    • Manufacturer: Ford
    • Pulley: 1 Groove V-belt
    • Regulator: External
    • Rotation: Clockwise
    • Volts: 12 Volts
Brand: MPA
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1982 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 4.2L 255 -
MPA
1982 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 3.8L MPA - Remanufactured

P311-375BBCB    7083607  Remanufactured

321-296 , E4EF-10300-CA , E43F-10300-MA , E43F-10300-CA , E1GF-10300-BA , GL-211 , E4EF-10300-LA , E6SF-10300-CA , E43F-10300-BA , E2GZ-10346-A , E4EF-10300-AA , 12326605 , E4EF-10300-DA , E43Z-10346-A , GL-209 , 334-2102 , E1FZ-10346-CA , E1GF-10300-CA , E43F-10300-GA , GL-227 , E5SF-10300-AA , GL-221 , E1GF-10300-AA , E1FZ-10346-BA , E1EF-10346-CA , E2DF-10300-AA , E2DZ-10346-A , E1GF-10346-DA , E1GF-10346-CA , E2DF-10346-AA , E1EF-10346-BA , E43F-10300-FA , GL-220 , 7083 , E1EF-10300-GB , E3EF-10300-AA , E5SZ-10346-A , E4DF-10300-AA , 321-2049 , E1FZ-10346-A , E1EF-10300-KA , E5SF-10346-AA , 321-2058 , E43F-10300-AA , E43F-10300-LA , E1GF-10346-BA , GL-219 , E43F-10346-AA , E2GZ-10346-B , E4EF-10300-GA , E1GF-10300-EA , E1FZ-10346-B , E25F-10300-BA , E43F-10300-DA

Qty:
$6.00 $28.86
  • ALTERNATOR-RMFD STDRD
  • Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • Amps: 60 Amps
    • Clock: 8:00
    • Fan: External
    • Manufacturer: Ford
    • Pulley: 6 Groove Serpentine
    • Regulator: External
    • Rotation: Clockwise
    • Volts: 12 Volts
Brand: MPA
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1982 - Ford F-100 V 6 Cyl 3.8L 232 -
MPA
1974 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 3.9L MPA - Remanufactured

P311-37CC264    15876  Remanufactured

EZHT-10346-EB , D3VF-10346-A , D7VZ-10346-A , D6UF-10300-AA , D3VY-10346-A , 334-2000 , D7UF-10300-CA , D7ZF-10300-CA , D7OF-10300-BA , D3VF-10346-BA , 321-159 , 10463286 , D3VF-10300-AA , D7ZF-10300-BA , 7074-9 , D7UF-10300-BA , D7VF-10346-AA , D3VF-10300-AB , D5ZF-10300-BA , D5UF-10300-AA , D5OF-10300-BA

Qty:
$27.00 $61.28
  • ALTERNATOR-RMFD STDRD
  • with 90 amp oversized alt.
  • Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • Amps: 90 Amps
    • Clock: 9:00
    • Fan: External
    • Manufacturer: Ford
    • Pulley: 1 Groove V-belt
    • Regulator: External
    • Rotation: Clockwise
    • Volts: 12 Volts
Brand: MPA
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1974 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 3.9L 240 -
MPA
1979 Ford F-100 Alternator 8 Cyl 7.5L MPA - Remanufactured

P311-37CC264    15876  Remanufactured

EZHT-10346-EB , D3VF-10346-A , D7VZ-10346-A , D6UF-10300-AA , D3VY-10346-A , 334-2000 , D7UF-10300-CA , D7ZF-10300-CA , D7OF-10300-BA , D3VF-10346-BA , 321-159 , 10463286 , D3VF-10300-AA , D7ZF-10300-BA , 7074-9 , D7UF-10300-BA , D7VF-10346-AA , D3VF-10300-AB , D5ZF-10300-BA , D5UF-10300-AA , D5OF-10300-BA

Qty:
$27.00 $61.28
  • ALTERNATOR-RMFD STDRD
  • Optional, with 90 amp oversized alt.
  • Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • Amps: 90 Amps
    • Clock: 9:00
    • Fan: External
    • Manufacturer: Ford
    • Pulley: 1 Groove V-belt
    • Regulator: External
    • Rotation: Clockwise
    • Volts: 12 Volts
Brand: MPA
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1979 - Ford F-100 V 8 Cyl 7.5L 460 -
Remy
1983 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 4.9L Remy - Premium; Remanufactured

P311-233CDB7    20158  Remanufactured

D2OF-10300-AA , D8BF-10346-DA , E3ZF-10300-AA , D7EF-10300-AA , E1ZF-10300-EA , E4LF-10300-CA , D7EF-10300-BA , E6DZ-10346-D , D7ZF-10300-EA , D7OF-10300-CA , D7EF-10300-CA , D3OF-10300-AA , D4OF-10346-DA , D7OF-10300-DA , D7OZ-10346-B , E3TF-10300-AB , D4OZ-10346-D , D8VF-10346-CA , D5DF-10300-AA , E7PF-10346-PA , E6DF-10300-FB , D9DF-10300-AA , D22F-10300-AB , E1BZ-10346-A , D2FZ-10346-B , D9UF-10300-EA , D7EF-10300-DA , E5LF-10300-AA , D2OF-10300-GA , D9ZF-10300-BA , D9AF-10300-CA , E1AF-10300-DA , D8BF-10300-DA , D7OF-10346-BA , 10463285 , D4OF-10300-EA , D7DF-10300-AA , E6DF-10300-CA , D52F-10300-BA , 12307724 , D9BZ-10346-C , 12304055 , D8VF-10300-CA , D7OF-10346-AA , 12304058 , D8ZF-10300-FA , D5OF-10300-CA , E1TF-10300-BA , E6DF-10300-FA , F0PU-10346-JA , E1BF-10300-BA , D2OZ-10346-B , D7OF-10300-AA , E9TF-10300-AA , 10463449 , D5OF-10300-AA , E1BF-10346-CA , D9VY-10346-C , D4ZF-10300-AA , D7OZ-10346-A , F0TU-10300-AA , D9TF-10300-AA , E37F-10300-AA , D2AF-10300-EA , F0TU-10300-BA , D7OF-10300-EA , D9OF-10300-AA , E7PZ-10346-B , E7UF-10300-AA , D42F-10300-CA , E6DF-10300-HA , F0PZ-10346-D , D32F-10300-AA , D7ZF-10300-DA , D22F-10300-AA , D7UF-10300-AA , E5ZF-10300-AA , D8BF-10346-CA , D22F-10300-BB , D2OF-10346-BA

Qty:
$16.00 $64.99
  • Premium Remanufactured Alternator
  • with 9:00 Alt Plug; 70 Amps
  • Premium; Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • : Remanufactured
    • Fan Type: External
    • Plug Clock Rear View Main Mounting Ear at 6 O Clock: 9
    • Pulley Belt Type: V-belt
    • Pulley Outside Diameter: 71.0
    • Regulator Type: External
    • Rotation Direction: Clockwise
    • Voltage: 12.0
Brand: Remy
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1983 - Ford F-100 L 6 Cyl 4.9L 300 4917
Remy
1983 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 3.8L Remy - Premium; Remanufactured

P311-536ADEE    20295  Remanufactured

E43F-10300-MA , E2DZ-10346-A , E2DF-10300-AA , E43Z-10346-A , E2DF-10346-AA , E43F-10300-GA , E43F-10346-AA , E4EF-10300-CA , E43F-10300-LA

Qty:
$4.00 $66.54
  • Premium Remanufactured Alternator
  • wo/ AC; 40 Amps
  • Premium; Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • : Remanufactured
    • Amperage Rating: 40
    • Fan Type: External
    • Plug Clock Rear View Main Mounting Ear at 6 O Clock: 7
    • Pulley Belt Type: V-belt
    • Pulley Outside Diameter: 71.0
    • Regulator Type: External
    • Rotation Direction: Clockwise
    • Voltage: 12.0
Brand: Remy
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1983 - Ford F-100 V 6 Cyl 3.8L 232 -
Remy
1983 Ford F-100 Alternator 6 Cyl 3.8L Remy - Premium; Remanufactured

P311-0815960    20296  Remanufactured

E1GF-10346-CA , E43F-10300-CA , E2GZ-10346-B , E1FZ-10346-A , E2GZ-10346-A , E1GF-10346-DA , E1GF-10300-AA , E1GF-10346-BA , E1EF-10346-CA , E53F-10346-AA , E1EF-10346-BA , E43F-10300-BA , E1EF-10300-KA , E1GF-10300-CA , E25F-10300-BA , E1EF-10300-GB , E1GF-10300-BA , E1GF-10300-EA , E43Z-10346-C , E43F-10300-AA , E5SF-10300-AA , E1FZ-10346-B , E4EF-10300-AA , E6SF-10300-CA , E4DF-10300-AA , E3EF-10300-AA , E5SF-10346-AA , E5SZ-10346-A , E43F-10300-FA , E43F-10300-DA , E4EF-10300-DA

Qty:
$6.00 $67.53
  • Premium Remanufactured Alternator
  • with AC; 65 Amps; CAUTION: Pulley Change May Be Required
  • Premium; Remanufactured
  • Product Attributes:
    • : Remanufactured
    • Amperage Rating: 65
    • Fan Type: External
    • Plug Clock Rear View Main Mounting Ear at 6 O Clock: 7
    • Pulley Belt Type: V-belt
    • Pulley Outside Diameter: 71.0
    • Regulator Type: External
    • Rotation Direction: Clockwise
    • Voltage: 12.0
Brand: Remy
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1983 - Ford F-100 V 6 Cyl 3.8L 232 -

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1980 ford f100 wireing problems

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Question From 1980_FORD_F100 on 1980 ford f100 wireing problems

i have a question i have a 1980 ford f100 custom with a 4.9L inline 6 i recently put in a pioneer 200w sterio system with aprox. 8 speakers they all work but when i turn on the the sterio and then i turn on my parking lights via the headlight swich the radio goes off and everything is off exept the parking lights and the courtesy light in the cab i replaced all the fuses so i could get all the guages to work but they dont work atall for some reason and i checked all the wires and the chassis grounds and cleaned them and i also tryed disconnecting the system and then tryed disconnecting all the speakers exept for 2 to see if that made a diffrence but still the problem resulted in power failure can anyone help me find the sorce of the problem?
thanks

1980 ford f100

Response From DrElectrics Top Rated Answer

Sounds like you have tapped into your headlight power with the power wire for you stereo. Try an alternative power source. Use the memory wire on your brake lights. Brake lights have continuous power. Wire your stereo to your ACC, on your ignition. Also, buy an amp. 8 speakers from 1 head unit is a lot of load.

battery wont hold charge

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Question From Guest on battery wont hold charge

I have a 1969 Ford F-100 its got a 390 an my battery all of the sudden quit holding charge, so i replaced my alternator, that didn't work i then replaced my voltage regulator, still didn't work then i replaced the battery an it worked fine for a day or 2 an now its doing it again except more frequently i cant even drive anywhere because it dies while i'm driving

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

With everything electrical off -- disconnect the neg at the battery and put a test light between cable and battery. Light should be out or something is draining the battery.

Also check voltage of battery charged up separately from the truck. It should read like 12.2 to close to 13V and if not that battery may be bad.

The alternator should overcome most shorts and blow a fuse before it can drain while running enough to shut you down.

Start it up and read the voltage with it running. Now you should see 14 to 14.5V.

If it's charging while running the quitting on you while driving is probably a fault with the ignition.

Check for trouble with items that may not work. Do brake lights work, horn, etc? Also check any thing that has been added like stereo or other things non factory.

Hit back with what you find going on. These vehicles shouldn't be that tough to find the problem,

T

Response From Guest

i took it into Autozone yesterday an got my alternator tested an it was bad so i got another new one but its still doin that, i had a stereo system but it got stolen awhile ago, it started doing this out at a buddy's house my friend got his car high centered on a rock an i rammed him off an a little while after that my truck wouldn't hold charge, my horn does not work it quit working along time ago though

1972 Ford F100 Wont start/stay running

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Question From metalhead on 1972 Ford F100 Wont start/stay running

I really hope you can help me with this I am stuck between a rock and a hard place!! Ok I have a 1972 Ford F100 sport custom with a stock 360 engine and I have been having some problems keeping it running. I'm not too much of a gearhead but i'm still learning. When I got the truck it had some electrical problems with the solenoid and starter after replacing the starter,solenoid,condenser,alternator,plugs and wires,and the dist cap it ran great for about a month. One day I was driving and it started to bog down untill it died. I tried to start it back up and it ran but it ran very choppy. A friend of mine suggested that it was vapor locked so I put some wooden clothes pins on the metal fuel line leading up to the carb and this somewhat fixed my problem for about two weeks or so. Then as I was driving it one day it did the same thing again,it bogged down untill it died and when I tried to start it up again it would run very choppy and you could hear the carb sucking air through the choke. But sometimes it would start up and run great but would die after about a minute or so of running and most times it would sluggishly start up but run so choppy and when you give it gas it would seem to kill it. So thinking this was a carb problem and having the same stock two barrel motorcraft carb I went and bought a Holley remanufactured and put it on. After getting it on and trying to start it I heard this clanking sound like something was being broke apart and being knocked around. Finally it would not turn over so I pulled my starter off and the nose cone on the starter had been sheared off by the flywheel. A man at the local parts store suggested that it had a backlash in it. I'm still not sure what causes that but he said that it was a timing problem. I dont know much about timing but my grandpa said that if the timing was off then the motor wouldnt run good. When this motor runs, it runs great! You cant hear any pings,knocks, or rattles of any kind. But the problem is getting it to stay running. Please any help is so much appriciated. I've been on my own on this ever since I got it and its been sitting in my driveway for about a month. If you need ANY more information it would be my pleasure to help you help me! Thanks. Also this may also help you, when I try to start it there is white smoke and the smell of gas coming out of the hose on the oil cap and also where the exhaust pipe bolts in the manifold there is a small gap due to some loose bolts and there is white smoke billowing out of that as well.

Response From Guest Top Rated Answer

Well the points are brand new along with the plugs and wires and dist. Could it be that they are just not set right? Also I took my valve covers off and I noticed that they didnt have any gaskets on them at all you could see pieces of what looked like a mixture of oil and old gasket laying around as well. And lately the white smoke is no longer coming out.

Response From metalhead

Would the fact that I have no gaskets on my valve covers and a vacuum leak be my problems?
I removed my valve covers and noticed that there were no gaskets left at all. I would believe that the "air sucking" noise that I heard may have been due to the fact that I have no gaskets on my valve covers.

Response From metalhead

I realize that may have been a lot to read and for that I apologize i just wanted to make sure I got everything out that I knew about it. I have some ideas as to what may cause this problem but I want to make sure I'm headed in the right direction. So please any ideas from anyone would be great.

Response From Loren Champlain Sr

metalhead; If this is stock, it has a points/condensor type distributor. On a problem like this, I like to start with the basics. First, examine the points. If they are burnt or a bluish color, replace the points and condensor. Adjust them to
.017". Better yet, using a dwell meter, adjust them to 28 degrees. Then, set the timing to specs (usually around 6 degrees BTDC). Adjust the air/fuel mix next. Turn one screw in until the engine begins to falter, then back it out till it 'just recovers'. Do the same with the second one. Do the first one again, then the second one again. That will be your best, lean idle. It's possible that you have a vacuum leak from your symptoms. Although fuel pumps weren't much of an issue, back then, you may want to check for pressure and volume. Seven lbs. pressure is quite sufficient. Check the fuel filter. It is screwed into the carb where the fuel line attaches. The white smoke could be from pure over fueling. Make sure that the choke is opening all of the way once the engine warms up. (if you could pull a couple of spark plugs and take a look....if they are wet or 'black' and sooty, then it is an overfueling problem. If they are very clean and 'white', look for a vacuum leak (too lean).

Response From chickenhouse

Are you sure no one put diesel fuel in it?

Help: Battery went dead, but then checked out OK...

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Question From capecodmama on Help: Battery went dead, but then checked out OK...

(did a quick search and didn't find this problem out there... apologies if it is and pls just refer me to it!)

2004 Ford Explorer with 90K miles. Yesterday, started car and "door ajar" light was on. All doors checked fine, drove fine. That night, it started with ABS light on. This morning, started with all needles on dash flickering below 0 for about 5 seconds, then drove fine. Then, around noon, it wouldn't start. Battery put in 11/05 by dealership. I jumped the car and brought it there thinking I got a bad battery. $85 later for a 2 hour wait just to read the computer, they want me to bring it back and they can't give me an estimate. Here's the tech talk from the receipt:

"Perform charging system diag. Battery low on charge. Recharged battery, checked alternator, charging OK. Test for draw on system, no draw detected. Check memory DTC B2659 Door Ajar Detected Checked all ajar switches OK. DTC C2900 Low voltage to ABS system. Checked ABS system OK. Recommend cust leave truck overnight so dealer can install voltage meter and monitor draw on elect system."

They charged up the battery and it's started 3 times for me this afternoon/evening. Like nothing is wrong. But, that onboard comp is reading out just what I saw, but I don't know if that's a cause or an effect.

Thanks for reading this far! Can I get this done at a local repair shop, or do I need to go back the 25 miles to the dealership with my toddler and wait all day for him to do whatever he's telling a young, harried-looking mom???? They don't offer a loaner program, and we're a 1-car family right now. Any advice on how soon I need to do it and what this should cost? I've turned off everything "extra" that's electrical on the car -- the auto-headlights, the auto-interior lights, anything that might be tweaking the battery to act weird. I'm a high school science teacher on maternity leave, so I'm decently handy and can understand electrical panels in the classroom, but a novice car person.

My toddler and I thank you SOOO much so we don't spend another wasted day at the Ford Dealership!!!!
- Julie

Response From 1980_FORD_F100 Top Rated Answer

you could check the battery cables for any sort of corrosion battery cables thathave been coroded have been known to make batterys loose charge or refuse charge from the alternator simple fix heat weater on stove or just use ordanary hot water and when you are ready add bakeing soda to the water and pour all over battery terminals after you remove the cables and try and use a wire brush to remove all of the buildup of corrosion on the cables and terminals.

1980 Ford F100

Response From tut2261

It sounds like you have a door ajar switch sticking. This is very common in Fords. The dealer should have been able to tell what switch is the problem. My guess is the drivers door.
The ABS code is normal. This happens anytime the voltage drops below 11 volts.
You could have a battery or charging system problem. A local shop could address the concern. However they may look at it and tell you to take it to the dealer.
I have seen things as small as a cell phone charger or a radar detector drain the battery over a couple of days worth of sitting. Do you drive it everyday?

Response From capecodmama

Thanks for the quick response! The guy at the dealership said he checked the 2 switches for which we've had lights on (ABS and door ajar), and "checked all switches OK".

Didn't know that about the ABS light -- thanks, and that makes sense as it was after the ajar light. I think I will call the local shop to see if they can handle it.

I have never used a phone car charger or radar detector, or anything that plugs into the car. We listen to CDs and not radio, but only listen to CDs when car is running. I do drive it every day, but most often trip is 1.5 miles to town. It's cold here, but not ridiculous. Anything else I'm not thinking of that could cause this???

Thanks again for the thoughts and questions. Anything to get this fixed. Haven't tried it yet this morning.

Response From tut2261

It might be a bad battery.

Response From capecodmama

I wish I knew. The dealership said they checked it and it isn't the battery, and it has started multiple times since (and it was 20 degrees today). They said something's drawing on the battery, they just can't tell what yet. The good news is that the local mechanic said he thinks he can find the problem in about 2 hours of work, and we have an appt for Tuesday. It's running perfectly now, so we'll see through the weekend.

Response From tut2261

If it does have a draw it should only last for 45 min after you shut it off and close the door. It has a battery saver relay that shuts every thing off except for the keep alive memory, (i.e. the radio and onboard computer memory) witch has to be less than 0.500 Amps. If something is intermitantly drawing more than 1/2 an amp it will drain the battery.
Just an idea look in your power point( cig lighter) If something small and metalic fell into it like a coin it could cause this.
If you have an aftermarket alarm system it could be faulting.

Response From capecodmama

It's started the past 2 days now just fine. I checked both power points and nothing in there -- thank you for that suggestion! I really was hoping that was it!!

Any other possibilities I might be able to check here? Or, should I keep driving and wait for a problem?? It is not my first choice in winter and with a toddler, but it seems silly to spend money to have someone try to fix something that now seems it ain't broke...

Response From tut2261

It could be ok! Could have been certain circumstances. Your right makes no since to replace parts that may not be the problem. But you like you said with and little one your vehicle needs to be reliable.
Just a thought you can purchase a suitable battery charger from Wal Mart or a parts store for around $40.00. It would save you if there is no one around home to get a jumpstart from. It won't jumpstart the engine but it would charge the battery enough to start. It would still be wise to carry a set of cables. If it continues then you should get it looked at. It doesn't hurt to be presistent with the repair facilities.

Response From capecodmama

Thanks, tut, for all the help. I think we're going to cancel the appt and go with the possibility that something fluky happened (inside ice somewhere, weird metal connection somewhere, etc) which drained a healthy battery, so upon recharge, all's well. It could happen again, and monkeys could fly out of the tailpipe. One never can predict! Thanks again -- if you need help with chemistry or toddlers, let me know :)

Response From Tom Greenleaf

Hi,

Know that the battery itself can have and intermittent short inside it and hard to diagnose when they take a charge and behave for a while. If that is so it can quickly take out your alternator. Good luck with it, T