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When i'm driving the engine is not getting the fuel it's ..like i hve a combustion problem.when i give it gas it dies
The fuel filter is beside the fuel tank at the back.
Also check condition of the spark plugs, coils, leads and air filter.
Posted on Nov 08, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It sounds from your description that the fuel pump is weak. To check the fuel pressure you need a fuel pressure test gauge for fuel injection. Attach the gauge to the test port schrader valve and turn the ignition to the on position. Record the reading. Now start the engine and record that reading. Unplug the pressure regulator vacuum line and record the reading.
The pump should have pressure with in specs but if low, start with the installation of a new complete pump. It is located in the fuel tank. Also replace your fuel filter.
Hope this helps you.
Posted on May 12, 2009
OK that's different...First, you will need to check the battery for 12v. (no testing can be done without proper voltage there) Lights working does not tell you this.
You will need to do a code check before replacing any parts. Without testing there are numerous possible causes and it will cost you $$$ to replace all of them before "hitting" on the right solution. (you just found that out by replacing the pump.) There are other individual component tests you can do using a digital volt/ohmeter.
Offhand, the first place I'd check is the crankshaft position sensor. They are notorious for this kind of failure BUT don't replace it till you test it! post back with any questions and results you get. (in other words, we are not finished yet!!)
Posted on May 19, 2009
Is the check engine light on? If it is, take the car to an autoparts store and have them use a scan tool to retrieve the fault codes stored in the car's computer. Most parts stores offer this service at no charge. It sounds like a faulty throttle position sensor to me, but getting the code(s) will help narrow it down. Sure hope this helps and good luck to you.
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
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