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Not getting fuel to carb, mechanical fuel pump replaced.

I have a 1986 s-10 with a 2.8 v-6 out of an 1983 with a carberator and i have replaced the mechanical fuel pump and it still isnt getting fuel to the carb! what could be the problem? the engine will run if you pour fuel into the carb! should i replace the mechanical pump with an electic one? if so which one would you recommend i use?

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SOUND LIKE STOP UP FUEL LINE.OR SOCK IN FUEL TANK STOPPED UP WITH RUST AND DEBRIS.YOU COULD HAVE A WORN FUEL PUMP PUSH ROD OR CAM SHAFT LOBE WORN WHICH DRIVES THE FUEL PUMP PUSH ROD.

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Guess what your 1986 fuel tank has an electric fuel pump and with the carberated engine and mechanical fuel pump it is trying to draw fuel through the pump that is in the tank. You need to remove the tank and replace the fuel pick up tube with one for a carberated s-10. Youmay be able to make one just be careful. Gasoline is very flamable

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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