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Hiccups after running below a quarter tank and then getting fuel.

If it gets below a quarter tank before it gets gas again, it cuts in and out for about 15-20 miles. It acts as if someone is just playing with the gas pedal. My guess was either the fuel pump is acting up or an injector going bad. Someone please give me some ideas or a fix because it is really annoying. Thank you.

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The gauge may not be accurate or the screen on the fuel pump doesn't reach the bottom below a 1/4 tank.

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  • James Lillard Apr 20, 2013

    I have ran it to the E without running out and this problem just started happening last summer. I have had the car for 6 years or so now and besides 2 trannys it has been good. I would think fuel filter, but they have some kind of lifetime filter. Any other ideas? I'm all ears, tired of having this problem.


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For a 1989 Honda Civic, to remove the fuel pump after you've removed the tank, disconnect the fuel lines and connector, then remove the fuel pump mounting nuts. If there's a ring, unscrew it to remove the fuel pump. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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SOURCE: engine runs bad at half tank or less

Ok ready for this one,new gas cap,its true cars with bad gas caps will cause the check engine light go on,or your problem,it has to be pressurized when full and no air in the tank its ok,but as you use gas and have air in the tank with the low fuel the air pressure is leaking pass the cap,thus losing pressure,too bad you had to fix all the other stuff but look at it as an investment,after this works please give me a fix ya thanks

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you need to put a test light on the fuel pump and make sure you are loosing power when this happens, it could be the main relay those are common im not sure if this year have a differant style as the newer cars but either way it could be failing you need to check the fuel pump relay when this happen also for power and ground if that is not the problem your ignition switch may be faulty try wiggleing it to recreate the promblem please rate -jeff

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hi unlikley to computer on the fuel rail there is a pressure relief control valve some are operated by vacuum so check the hoses some are electrical this controls fuel to all injectors it may be open all the time and fuel going straight to the return to the tank if this is the case there is no pressure for the injectors to work the individual injectors you can buy a tool that fits on the injector and connecting loom thats not dear so it lights flash as the pluses open the injectors or get a multi meter the wires that fit on the injector one is ground usually [black or brown] and the other is a 5v live when cranked yates210456

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It doesn't have fuel if you have to hot wire the fuel pump. Check the fuel pump relay

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SOURCE: Having problems in hot weather. When it's hot

Without more information this will be a bit hard to diagnose. You can start by locating the fuel regulator and make sure it is not leaking into the rubber vacuum hose that attaches to the regulator. There should never be fuel in that rubber hose that you can pull off by hand. Another possiblity is a clogged fuel filter. This is an inexpensive replacement to start with. A third possible problem is that you may a misfire on one of the cylinders causing the power loss. If it only happens when it's hot you could have a faulty coil pack module. You will notice a power loss more on hills with any of these issues. If the fuel pump is working "intermittently" and causing the motor to stall you should check all connections of the wires and inspect any wiring connectors between the fuel pump and fuel pump relay.

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