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I have a bolnes till that I changed the gas lines and bulb but cranks up but won't stay running

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Check for main jet clogged with fuel varnish from sitting with old fuel in it.

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Possible bad fuel pressure regulator.(you can check this by disconnecting the vacuum supply from the regulator,if fuel is in the vacuum supply your regulator is ruptured.the regulator is located on the drivers side fuel rail in the center of the rail.)The other possiblility is the fuel pump is getting weak and cannot build pressure

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SOURCE: myy 99 ford expedition won't stay start, it

its going to either be a fuel problem or electrical,, so check fuel first ,, get a can of carb cleaner, or quick Start,, spray some in the air intake as someone tries to start the vehicle, if it runs as long as your spraying, ( don't so this too long ) then you have a fuel issue, the easiest thing to do is change the fuel filter , try that first ,, if that doesn't fix it, your going to have to check the fuel pump,, now,, if none of that helped,, pull a plug , whatever one is easiest to remove, and put the plug wire back on ,, hold the plug with insulated pliers , ( so you don't get zapped) and ground the end of the plug against a bolt head anyplace on the motor, hold it there while s friend or someone cranks the car over, you should get a nice blue spark at the tip of the plug,, if you do ,, its again a fuel problem,, if you don't,, check the cap and rotor, any tiny crack in the cap, or build up of corroded contact tips inside the cap, will cause these problems your having, clean them off as good as you can and also clean the rotor tip, see if that helps, if it does, replace the cap as soon as you can, and also the rotor, if this doesn't help, your going to have to get the coil checked, and trace everything back to the ignition

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SOURCE: I have a 1984 ez-go gas golf cart it won't run unless you take the gas line off and squrit gas direct into the carburator throat what is the problem

remove your carb. and thouroughly clean it, remove diaphrams/needle and give it a good clean and rebuilt job.

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Did you check the timing?

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SOURCE: It will crank but won't stay running

installed new fuel pump and filter in 97 cavalier 2.2 the car will run for a couple seconds and shut off if you spary it with starting fluid it will stay running

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No assumptions.
Diagnose problem.
Pinch off the fuel return line.
Check fuel pressure--I don't wanna!PITA!
The fuel pump won't run if the fuel filter is plugged up.
Toyota's have a gas tank drain plug!!!!!!!!!
My '84 takes a 3/8 " ratchet. Cool.

There may be a fuel pump relay that is toast,but I suspect the filter,off hand.
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Try changing the fuel filter. Chances are when it ran out of gas it sucked all the old gunk and stuff into the lines. If that doesn"t work you may have to take it to a professional to have the gunk sucked out. Also after you change the filter dump some fuel injector cleaner into the tank that should clean up any remaining residue.

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I have a 1984 ez-go gas golf cart it won't run unless you take the gas line off and squrit gas direct into the carburator throat what is the problem


remove your carb. and thouroughly clean it, remove diaphrams/needle and give it a good clean and rebuilt job.

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