my 1990 Ford 350 Econoline RV quits running when engine gets hot.

Asked by GuruQFBN Apr 28, 2017 at 03:48 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

RV just quits running and stops. Usually happens approx 60 to 120 minutes of
driving & not pushing on gas pedal. Engine dies and refuses to start for about
30 minutes. Has never happened when driving less than a hour. It just started
happening after I had air conditioner converted to new freon. Could it be ECM
getting too hot & stops to cool down? Mechanic suggested 1990 Fords had
that problem.

5 Answers


Yes, that is what it sounds like, the Ignition Control Module. It is mounted on the side of the distributor.

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I had a similar problem but it was the fuel pump (there are two). Replaced them both and the problem was resolved.

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1996 Ford Econoline E30 RV- Callista Cove Series M2844C Starting Problems My stepdad recently passed away and his RV was running fine when he parked it 4 years ago. I have installed a new battery and verified the fuel switch is set, but the engine turns over well, but will not start. I have even attempted to spray a little starting fluid through the filter intake hoping to see if it would even fire... but got nothing. I am seeking guidance on some of the things I can walk through and check ( as a process of elimination) to try to find the problem and would greatly appreciate any guidance and suggestions. Thanks in advance...Jon

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