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Dies after running about 2 minutes

My 65 mustang, drove it to town to put new rims/tires on it.. ran fine, driving it home, about 2 miles from tire shop, it started dying,, it died, waited a couple minutes, it started,went for about 2 miles, died, waited, started, went a couple more miles and died again.. it died a total of 4 times before getting me home, (7 miles)...it starts fine, runs and then dies.. changed the fuel pump twice..??

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  • lgj1717 Jun 15, 2009

    okay.. I'll try that.. is there an easy way to find a leak in the line? and it only leaks when the car attempts to run? cause there is no gas on the garage floor or anything? thanks I appreciate it..

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It's got all the symptoms of a leak in the fuel line. You may want to start backward at the tank and work your way all the way to the carb to find it but it would be surprising if it was something else. All the best.
Greg

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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    Greg Margossian Jun 15, 2009

    The gas is under more pressure when it's running. Best way I've seen to find a leak is to run the car in the driveway for a while and look for spots under the car. You can also check around the Carb for leakage but you mentioned you had just had the wheels changed before the problem started so it makes sense that the area near the tank would be the first place I'd look.

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