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My car has been non running for about 2 weeksbut before it died I had plenty of gas in there I was told that I may need to put more gas in it once I get my battery cables replaced to get it to start is that true

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If you had gas, and battery terminals were clean, and your battery is good, then you have another problem. You may have a problem with your fuel pump, which is located in the fuel tank. Get in your car and turn ignition to ON. Listen for a buuuuuurrrrrr noise coming from the fuel tank. If no noise your fuel pump is bad. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

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SOURCE: I have a Saturn L200.

You should try re-learning the pass-lock system first. Turn the key to the on position and leave it on for 10 min, or until the security light goes out. Turn the key off for at least 30 sec. Turn the key back on, very important not to turn too far and bump the starter, for another 10 minute cycle. Do this 3 times for a total of 30 min. After the 3rd cycle it should start.

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SOURCE: car has been sitting for awhile--gas tank was less

MASS AIR FLOW OR MAP SENSER

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SOURCE: car will start but wont run

is your fule cap blocked. they breath round the key hole. boil it up in water to remove muck

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SOURCE: 1988 Chevy Corsica 4 cyl car runs great then just dies

replace the crank angle sensor

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SOURCE: car dies when accelerate. do i need new fuel pump?

Hello;
It sounds from your description that the fuel pump is weak. To check the fuel pressure you need a fuel pressure test gauge for fuel injection. Attach the gauge to the test port schrader valve and turn the ignition to the on position. Record the reading. Now start the engine and record that reading. Unplug the pressure regulator vacuum line and record the reading.
The pump should have pressure with in specs but if low, start with the installation of a new complete pump. It is located in the fuel tank. Also replace your fuel filter.
Hope this helps you.
Thanks;
Rich
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Posted on May 12, 2009

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