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I have to step on the gas to get the car to start but if it sits for more than 24 hours then i dont have to

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Fuel pressure regulator valve. a throw away piece. about $80. OR fuel sending unit. Not so cheap.

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After I drive my truck for awhile and then it sits for a half hour or so it hard to start like its not getting enough gas I put some in carb. It starts but dies after it burns it put new fuel filter


  1. disconnect the fuel line at carb
  2. stick it in a container and crank engine
  3. check the flow if really good THEN:
  4. check the float level and acc. plunger on the carb.

Hope this helps Mike

Feb 15, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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2002 dodge ram won't start if you step on gas peddle before starting it. What causes this? If you wait a couple of hours it will then start


Fuel injected engines don't need to be pumped before starting, if you do flooding can occur. Make a conscious effort NOT to touch the pedal until after you turn the key to the start position and the engine actually starts.

Apr 04, 2014 | 2002 Dodge Ram Maxi

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I was running my mitsubishi fuso truck alday whilst it was facing downhill steeply ,after running most if the day the motor started to choke then wouldn't even kick start wen on tbe flat road, prior to...


could be flooded with gas. park it level, let it sit for 24 hours and try to start it again. if its carbonated the carburetor could be flooded

Oct 27, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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I cant start my 93 geo metro and it smells like gas bad when i turn it over


have you checked for spark.Make sure there is no moisture in the dist. cap try to use air to blow out any water that my of found its way into dist.

Feb 03, 2012 | 1990 Geo Metro

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Shuts off when its hot and usually after fueling up.............acts like its not getting fuel....................usually after fueling up when car is hot............leave the car sitting for a couple...


I would replace the crank sensor and never pack fuel into your gas tank. First click when full stop pumping gas. Next time it does this pour or spray some water on the crank sensor and see if it will start, if so problem solved.

Apr 12, 2011 | 1997 Oldsmobile 88

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My 1997 eagle talon tsi fwd turbo with a 1st gen motor in it. I let my car sit for about 9 months and i charged the battery and it started up just fine and i started it up for about three months after...


The plugs are gas fouled. You can use a propane torch and heat/ burn the electrode end and burn the gas off, get them red hot. While the plugs are out, move the plug wires away from the plug holes and turn the engine over several times to get rid of some of the fuel. by the time the plugs cool off the cylinders should be some what dry. If you don't have a torch get new plugs.

Feb 01, 2011 | 1993 Eagle Talon

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After sitting for 24 hours, the car will turn over but will not fire. This problem has happened twice now in the past week. Both times i was able to get it started by using gas line anti freeze and pumping...


Fuel Pump-have it checked out
Replace the fuel filter

Start on the preventative maintainance items

Spark plugs,air filter,clean throttle plates,MAF Sensor

New O2 Sensors,if over 90,000,just front 2,not
after cat sensors

Jan 25, 2011 | 1998 Mercury Sable

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Car runs great then stops like its starving for gas, let it sit for couple hours then it starts up again


Check the ignition module, and fuel pressure when the trouble is present. Those are the two things on Neons that cause this problem

May 27, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Neon

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Is my 88 dodge caravan fuel injected?


I beleive the fuel pump is in the gas tank, have someone go back to the gas tank and someone else turn the key on, if the pump is good you should hear it working, if you cant then youve probably burned the fuel pump up. When you run them completly dry of fuel it only takes about 1.5 seconds to burn the electric fuel pumps up.
Good luck.

May 20, 2009 | 1988 Dodge Caravan

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