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Motor stops running after starting

Car set for two years. changed fuel pump. have wired fuel pump direct. motor starts, runs smooths for 5 to 10 sec, then stops like you turn off fuel. even holding starter engaged motor starts and cuts off then restarts

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  • JradKbad Jan 10, 2009

    I have an 85-86 GLC and It has the same problem. Ive draind the tank, replaced the fuel filter, removed the carb and cleaned it, and even the fuel pump. I have run out of ideas! Any other suggestions or should i try one of them again?

    Jared

  • Angelo Attard
    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    if the car has sat for 2 years it would be a good idea to drain the fuel tank and put fresh fuel in it fuel does go off



    give that a go mate

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You might also find that the fuel filter is in need of a cleaning. Sitting that long can lead to a bit of rust dust in the tank, specially if you have given it a push.

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