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The engine fires up but when the ignition is released the engine quits. is it the fuel pump or ignition causing theproblem?

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This can be easily found out if you can just have a test of the spark/.electrics using a timing lamp or a multimeter. When the engine fires up check if the spark drops off fully or in intensity. If OK then it is the fault in the fuel pump.
Check for fuel filter and fuel - check if any water present on fuel.
if not check the pump after cleaning and setting back the plugs, point and coil contacts.

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