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Just switched a dead fuel pump in a 1997 Ford Escort and changed the filter as well. But it seems like there is still no fuel getting to the injectors. I can hear the pump run but no fuel is getting to the injectors. I also tried quick start to but that did not work either. Any suggestions are appreciated

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  • weeman_11_19 Nov 19, 2009

    yea but that still does not answer why there is no fuel going to the injectors



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If it doesnt start with quick start then the problem is not fuel related. You have an ignition issue like a bad crans sensor or ignition module or even possible a blown fuse if you have a ECM or ING fuse

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    I doesnt matter if the pump is working or not. If the car will not start with quick start then the ignition if not working. A fuel pump can turn and not pump gas, Even a new replacement. Have seen seen this many times. You really need to hook up a pressure gauge to confirm. The injectors will not open and squirt if you have a bad crank sensor even tho the pump may turn on. Have you checked compression. Are you sure that your timing belt didnt jump a tooth or 3. Compression and a vacuum test can comfirm its ok. have you checkd for codes yet. This should of been the first thing you did



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