Gassed up and now wont run unless at 2k rpms or higher
I went to the gas station and put 20 bucks in. truck ran fine all day. i filled it up and made it only a mile down the road an it completely died. Now you have to pump the throttle to get it to start and it will not stay running unless it is at or above 2000rpm. i think its water but im not sure is there a anti syphon thing in the tank? i need help please
Re: gassed up and now wont run unless at 2k rpms or...
I would suspect water in the gas...check with nappa they sell an aditive to disolve the water..other than that the tank will have to be drained. Gas floats on water,so the water if there is any will be sitting in the bottom of the tank, you could remove the filler pipe and push a hose in and pump the bottom of the tank, with an external pump.
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The Kia Has a Pocket Of Air Space When your Pushing Gas In On A refueling Take it Slow Add you gas at a lower speed on fill ups or say 20 bucks worth at a time it wont over flow with the air back lash if you slow down that was my experience With mine the inlet hose to the tank has always trapped air from internal pressure built up by gasoline in the tank during warmer weather it will be more, The Gas Cap Is Supposed to Vent Also You might want to check yours out
When you press on the gas when the truck is running, does it rev up?
Did it die while driving down the road (foot on the accelerator) or when idle? - If so, try cranking it and get your RPMs up to 1500-2000 RPMs and put it in drive (with your other foot on the brake). See if it will continue running if you never take your foot off the gas.
HELLO: It could be a frozen gas line and or stopped up filter, filter is on drivers side under the truck, looks like over sized small coke can with a connection on both ends. Thats the first place I would check.
Try getting your gas some where else and make sure that the octaine of the gas you are getting is at least 88 or higher. Freestars run much better on higher octaine fuel plus you will get better millage.
And when you get gas look to see if there is a tanker truck filling their tanks. If there is go some where else because you will be getting some of the gunk that normally is settled in the bottom of their tanks.
Every filling station has gunk in the bottom of their tanks, Water,Rust,Dirt, you name it it's in there.
They will tell you that they don't but beleive me it's in there.
I ran service stations for years, I've never seen a tank yet that didn't.
has to be corroded fuel pump resistor behind passenger head light under hood but Im sure by now you have done the research and found that out already 97 gtps had recalls because its in an easy spot to get corroded can buy a new kit for 40 bucks or so through gm or online
2000 rpm is too hi if it runs their in gear should run about 1500 in park and a 1000 in gear that were mine is i have a 94 gp and if u get water in gas just put a bottle rubbing alkieholl in it cheeper and works just as well
You need to tow this car to a service station almost immediatly, depending on what exactly is wrong you could be further damaging the vehicle. With the description you give it could be a whole mess of things but i would start with your fuel system. Have your fuel pump looked at and your injectors as well. this could also be as simple as a bad batch of gas/ water in the gas but it would not really explain why the problem ocours at higher rpms like that. Hope this helps