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I have a 1990 VW T25 campervan. In the last 3weeks it has broken down 5 times. 1st time it was doing very low speed, just pulled out onto residential street and it cut out. Rescued by breakdown and towed to garage. Garage replaced fuel pump. Drove van home and next day to cross-channel ferry. Broke down and had to be towed off in Dieppe. Breakdown guy got it started with easy-start spray but reckoned I wouldn't be able to start again when I stopped. But she did! I'd driven a long way by then, filled up with fuel and drove a long way, stopped for a rest and carried on until we got to Disneyland. 2 days later, left Disney, filled up with fuel, got nearly as far as Vierzon before stopping for a rest - and she broke down as we pulled back on to the motorway. I then got my breakdown recovery to take us to our destination in the Lot Valley via flatbed. Left van at a garage where mechanic put in 20euros of fuel, got her started and insisted she'd just run out of petrol. I may be a girl but I'm not bloody stupid!! Drove around a bit, got back to my sister's broke down. Sister's boyfriend looked everything over and got her going, but only possible problem he found was nuts not fully tightened on new pump. So have been driving here and there in the hot south of France and today, stopped for fuel, stopped again for groceries, then broke down!! My sister's boyfriend drove out and played with everything and replaced the fuel filter to rule that out as it's so cheap and easy to do. Checked none of the fuel pipes between the fuel tank and the pump and beyond are blocked. Finally sprayed in some easy-start and jumped me off his battery as mine was by then flat with trying, and got her going again. So this is really unpredictable and enigmatic. Why would she just totally fail irrelevant of how fast or slow we're going, how hot or cold it is, whether she has a full tank or is low and then eventually get started again, without anything really being done, and run fine for a while only to break down again? So I've got no idea and my sister's boyfriend is flummoxed and I have to drive back to England this weekend with my little boy and my cat and really don't want to break down on the motorway again. Help!!

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