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Fuel not reaching engine

Im thinking of buying this vehicle owner says he replaced the fuel pump and the filter what elase could it be the car will start if you pour gas into the carburator

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How full is the tank? Some cars will take up to four gallons to restart the fuel pickup working.
Can you take the fuel line off the front and then see if it will dribble?
You can try to add a little air pressure to the tank and see if it has a leaking rubber gas line or connection.
With a pump that pulls fuel a leaking gas line can **** air instead of gas.
Some cars have more than one filter.
The pick up tube in the tank has a screen which may be clogged.
Let us know what you find out.

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Try the fuel pressure regualtor

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