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Would a fill pump and fuel filter really cause a car to not stop I have a 1996 Ford Taurus and I've replaced the alternator I replaced the starter I replace the battery I replace the fuses and the car still wont turn over it was running fine and then one day it just died on me on my way home from work I was advised to check the fuel pump and feel filter would it be better to replace them both at the same time or could I survive just doing one or the other

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Why not actually test the car too find a problem

That is how it is done

Never need any parts until you have a reason to
install them

Posted on Dec 08, 2014

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    Carlos Brown Dec 08, 2014

    Because my mechanic has done tested everything and still my car won't turn over or anything. We checked the alternator fuses battery starter every thing and got a 2nd mechanic to look he thinks I should replace the gas filter

  • Carlos Brown
    Carlos Brown Dec 08, 2014

    Thats a good point though Because my mechanic has done tested everything and still my car won't turn over or anything. We checked the alternator fuses battery starter every thing and got a 2nd mechanic to look he thinks I should replace the gas filter

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2014

    It was a good point You went to two mechanics that can not even do the required testing to even find a problem

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2014

    I would not replace anything Keep testing until you find a problem anything fix that & continue on

  • Carlos Brown
    Carlos Brown Dec 08, 2014

    I ll just try myself to figure it out. I'm only listening to supposedly license mechanics that are showing no results.


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May I suggest that you drive your car to one of the major auto stores and they can and will check your alternator for you to make sure it is good/bad.These places like AutoZone do this all the time. They do not charge for the check out. (Of course they are hoping that if you need a part you will buy it from them.

One other suggestion. If you do need a new alternator, get a rebuilt one. It is cheaper and most always comes with a warranty.

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The spark is to weak change the crank sensor.If that does not solve the problem then its the coil pack that needs to be replaced

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