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Why is there no change to the engine when i remove the plug wire.

(1999 Ford F-150)
in Los Angeles, CA on April 24, 2018
While the engine is running I removed the wire from cylinder number 3, 4, 5, and 7 one at a time and all together and there was no changes to the performance of the engine.( It didn't idle down or cut off) It just idle'd the same as if though i did not remove the wire.
What seems to make the problem better or worse? It's the same weather it is cold or warm the year is a 1985
How long have you had this problem? The motor was rebuild about 15 years ago and I am just putting it together now
Tags: the truck runs and idle, but it lack s power and, ford, f 150
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on April 24, 2018
How is it running on highway @ 55 mph?

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on April 24, 2018
The engine was rebuilt 15 years ago and it has been sitting in the garage since I am putting it back together now and i haven't taken it for a drive yet. but it
seems to idle's well until i put it in drive and it act like it want to die down and it shakes when I accelerate it.
on April 24, 2018

‘Stale’ gas still in system - fuel injectors clogged - rodent damaged wiring - vacuum leaks - After sitting for that long - no way to guess at it.

*Hands-on* testing is required .. Test ignition spark - firing order - fuel delivery - compression.

Good luck!
on April 24, 2018
All the gas is new no stale gas no vacuum leaks and all wires are new with the plugs and it is not fuel injection it's carburetor and that was just rebuilt also so everything is in good working condition I made sure of that.
on April 24, 2018

Carburetor on a ‘1999’ F-150 ?

Good luck with it!
on April 24, 2018
It is a 1985 F-150
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