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Old 03-09-2018, 05:27 PM   #1
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Hi, can someone please advise. I went out to our 14' Axis to give her the usual drive, as I do every couple of weeks, she started, as usual, and then stopped. She turns over on the key no problem, but just won't fire up. I've checked fuses (fuel pump etc) and can't find a dud. Is there a fuel cut off somewhere and, if so, where ? Over here in Ireland, the Ford v10 is a rare beast, an E350 chassis RV even rarer so knowledge is thin on the ground. Any answers or suggestion very welcome, thanks....
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Old 03-09-2018, 06:13 PM   #2
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My first thought would be a loose ground somewhere under the hood.
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Old 03-09-2018, 06:15 PM   #3
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Could it have loaded up on fuel, and flooded out?
Try pulling the fuel pump fuse, and crank it over a little bit.
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Old 03-09-2018, 06:15 PM   #4
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Hi, can someone please advise. I went out to our 14' Axis to give her the usual drive, as I do every couple of weeks, she started, as usual, and then stopped. She turns over on the key no problem, but just won't fire up. I've checked fuses (fuel pump etc) and can't find a dud. Is there a fuel cut off somewhere and, if so, where ? Over here in Ireland, the Ford v10 is a rare beast, an E350 chassis RV even rarer so knowledge is thin on the ground. Any answers or suggestion very welcome, thanks....
That happened to me for 3 days and I used to trickle charger on the battery and it seemed to solve the problem and keep the battery up to high level. There may be a CO2 detector or some constant that is draining the battery. Maybe the radio?
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Old 03-09-2018, 06:34 PM   #5
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I'll keep looking over the weekend, but, if it's something electrical, I'll have to get an expert in... I've read of Ford's having fuel cut off switches as it started then immediately shut down, the engine cranks just won't fire up.
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Old 03-09-2018, 06:58 PM   #6
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I had almost the same thing happen last year. It would turn over sputter a bit and quit, then nothing but turn over. Had to call Ford and have it towed to a dealer that could work on it. Turned out to be a leaking vac. hose or something like that. I would like to have talked to the mech. and got more info, but all of them were gone when I went back to dealer to get it out of hock.$140. Ford covers towing, but said the vac. hose was part of Thor mod.
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Old 03-09-2018, 07:16 PM   #7
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I'm having that same issue with Thor Class C. They crushed the gas line and they say that's a Chevy issue and Chevy says it's a Thor issue. Still working with both on figuring it out good luck with your fuel issues
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Old 03-09-2018, 07:30 PM   #8
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That happened to me for 3 days and I used to trickle charger on the battery and it seemed to solve the problem and keep the battery up to high level. There may be a CO2 detector or some constant that is draining the battery. Maybe the radio?
Not even close to the OP's problem.
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Old 03-09-2018, 09:27 PM   #9
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Need 3 things to run fuel, air and spark.
Pull a spark plug wire and while cranking see if an arc from the plug wire to ground occurs. Don't hold the wire in your hand and you need a small gap, maybe an extra spark plug grounded to the chassis somewhere.

Check the fuel filter and air filter. In fact a new fuel filter might not be a bad idea.
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