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    My pickup runs fine until the engine warms up to operating temp. Then it starts to backfire and eventually shuts down. Any help to fix this problem would be greatly appreciated

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    Hey welcome to the VFF!

    We need to determine if your issue is spark or fuel. Read through this information very carefully and report back. It could be as easy as a fuel cap not venting or a bad condenser. Knowing what system to attack is important. Of course make sure your basic settings, points etc are to specs.
    https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...-and-misc-tips
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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      Oh putting your general location will also help if someone is close by to lend a hand

  • #3
    Hey Blaineu99, WELCOME to the VFF!!

    I just recently had this happen to me and found that my intake manifold was leaking after it got hot leaning out the fuel. Not saying this is your problem, but an easy thing to check by just getting the engine warmed up and squirting something flammable around the gasket areas, will make the engine run differently.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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