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How do you blow out a blockage in the fuel line?

I have replaced the fuel filter. I have also replaced the battery. Sprayed starter fluid in the carb and it does fire up but chokes out. We tested the fuel pressure and there is none. Car sat for two years, think i have old nasty fuel that needs to be drained, HOW do I blow it out and get it out? I just bought this car from a elderly man.

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You are going to have to drop the tank and replace the fuel pump/module assy. Once removed you can blow out the lines and replace the filter.

Posted on Dec 13, 2014

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    Wolf Palmer Dec 13, 2014

    The ethanol in the fuel may have deteriated the hose in the tank to the point that it has ruptured. I have seen a lot of that in years passed, they have since improved the technology in which the in-tank components can handle the ethanol..

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