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1999 Taurus has been sitting 4 years, bad gas clogged fuel filter

We need to get the fuel filter and fuel injector diagram and information. We got the car running but it died after a few miles because of bad gas. We used ether to try to start, it started for a couple of seconds. what are the stepts to changing the filter?

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    how do I drain the gas from a 93 Taurus? its been sitting over a year and the gas is bad.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Sometimes not all the time when I am driving the car will studder, it don't lose power or die. I had the fuel filter changed. At first I thought it was bad gas but I have ran several tanks of good gas through it. It just don't do this all the time.

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1.) Change the fuel filter.
2.) remove all old gas (should actually drop the tank)
3.) run injector cleaner get kit to do this from fuel rail as this is probably cover in gunk


You may also have a screen or filter in the gas tank itself that can get clogged. Get rid of as much bad gas as possible. Like I said above it is recommended that you drop your gas tank but if you don't want to make sure to get all old gas out of tank and at the very least put a good amount of stabil in the tank fill with gas do the fuel rail injector cleaner they sell these kits at auto part stores. Hope for the best.

Let me know how it goes.

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