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My engine turns over, but wont start. From the research I've done, I've gathered that it is either a fuel pump issue, or something electric. What can I do (trying to avoid towing to a garage if possible) to diagnose the issue? I'm really hoping its an easier and less costly to fix electrical issue rather than the fuel pump. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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About the only thing you can do short of some serious troubleshooting (using tools) for this is to ck that ALL the fuses are good remember there under the hood and under the dash
ck your owners book for there exact location

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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SOURCE: will not start! has fuel and fire

you could have fuel fouled plugs..... once that way there is no way to fix them just replace them.... and it will not start with fouled plugs......... then check the timing belt for cam to crank timing

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: 454 carburetor motor cranks will not start. New

For carburator engines the common problem is the chock is to lean. Please follow this link. It shows how to adjust the chock position (page 8) carburator.
Also there is good trobleshoting table at page 22
Hope that helps
Good Luck
http://www.edelbrock.com/automotive_new/mc/carbs_acc/pdf/carb_owners_manual.pdf

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: My Subaru '96 outback suddenly does not start at all.

nope. no suggestions. you hvave a dead fuel pump! Mine went exactly the same way.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 subaru Outback Electric fuel pump. If the car

It is rare for a fuel pump to wear out. The pump is flooded with petrol as it operates and this lubricates the rollers and cools the motor. However if the pressure from the pump is low, this will have an effect on the cars' performance. Incorrect fuel rail pressure will affect all the things you mention, yes. Have the fuel pump pressure tested and adjusted to spec. A good move would be to service the air flow sensor Goto [ http://arraw.info/pdf/mas.pdf ] for details

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

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SOURCE: The problem with the electric fuel pump is no

Check fuse in fuse panal and check fuel pump relay under hood.

Posted on Jun 14, 2010

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