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I got a plymoth colt vista 1993, sw 2wd. I was low on gas in the tank. I was driving when the car shut off, like you had turned the key off. So I thought I had run out of gas. After filling my tank to half full, I turned over the engine several times, for it to not start. I checked for spark. Yes on spark. I'm getting fire. So, where is the "fuel filter" and "fuel pump" located?????? And if I replace the spark plugs, wires, distributor, gas filter, fuel pump...... What would be the problem with it not starting? I have a good battery and starter. So far, everything is pointing to the fuel filter or fuel pump....... Where are they located???

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Most likely you have a bad Idle motor which is a small motor mounted on the intake manifold. If the motor can run better with your foot on the gas but dies if removed then it is probably this. This motor is controlled by the OBDII computer which gets it's control signal from the temp sensor which is located either on the radiator or engine block (which could also be bad), if the electric fan (if equipped) turns on then this is not the problem part, but the idle motor is. Another possibility is that you have some bad /cracked vacuum hoses which should be checked for first, before replacing the idle motor.

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SOURCE: 1.5L '91 plymouth colt

I would recommend you replace the ignition module.

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shoot some starting fluid in the air intake and try to start again. If it starts you have a fuel problem. If still no start could be an ignition problem.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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Hello, I would assume this is your fuel pump inside your tank. I would first however do some basics like a general tuneup. For starters I would replace your spark plugs and wires, rotary cap and button and check your fuses. Run some injector cleaner through your system. You know quick simple cheap things before you get to the fuel pump inside the gas tank which can be kinda expensive. The warm up then dies can be caused by, "blownout or fouled," spark plugs. I hope this gives you a general direction in which to go. A sidenote is that coil packs do not normally run an igntion code and I for one do not like them becuase they are expensive.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Car shuts off

I would check the Idle Air Ctrl. valve.if not opening when coming to a stop eng will starve for air cause air is not bypassing the throttle plate when the plate is closed

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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