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Why is fuel not going through filter?

My car's been layed off for 2 months.

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It may be the fuel pump has packed in or fuel line kinked

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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try testing/replacing the coil. if it stalles after the car warms up that gives the coild time to over heat and die.

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SOURCE: car starts right up but 2 seconds dies, u can start it right up again & it dies again, won't run. has good spark & fuel pressure good when dies

Check for Vacuum leaks.
Check every plug/connection/hose near your intake/throttle body.

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