Went into store came out will not start
Ford Q&AAsk Your Question
1998 Ford F-150 Question: Was running turned it off now it will not start. It's getting gas and spark
Answer #1Prestige Auto Works (189 Answers) , Sacramento, CA - (916) 550-9579Prestige Auto Works January 23, 2012, 15:42Journeyman
Check and see if there is pulse on the injectors. It sounds like it could be your anti-theft system. Another possibility is your timing chain jumped when you cranked it.
Answer #2MISTA-T February 19, 2012, 07:13Rookie
Just replaced a timming chain on my 1998 F-150 4.2L. It was getting fuel to the plugs and was firing. Big key to timing was it backfired while I was trying to crank it?