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89 Suzuki samurai fuel issue

I have a 89 Suzuki samurai. I had to syphon gas out of the tank here recently and now i am having what seems to be a fuel problem.It will start and drive in first then when in second it act's like its swtarving for fuel then dies.If i pump the peadl before it dies it also is back firing a little bit then it dies.could i have bent or damaged something in the tank?

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    when you give it more gas for more power it dies.



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Sounds like the electric fuel pump is failing the backfire is a result of a really lean fuel mixture, it is hard to say if u did any damage, most likely not because the pump is inside a anti-slosh baffle

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

  • ojohanson Mar 19, 2011

    Because of the recent hose in the tank for syphoning, I wonder if some debris was dislodged and allowing it to get into the fuel system.



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