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Turns over but wont stay running or idle

My did fine cold but when warm or warming up it lost power and wouldnt idle then dying altogether and not restarting

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  • giles418 May 22, 2009

    ty ill try that

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Sounds ike the fuel pump died. As they get old and your car is about that age the start to overheat after being in use for a while. They stop pushing out the fuel consistantly and then stop working all together. Sometimes letting them cool back down will allow you to use it for a short while before it dies again but in your case it sounds like it just gave out. Remember fuel in the tank helps cool the pump when in use.

Tis is a good place to start, good luck.


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