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No fuel going to engine - 1966 Ford Mustang

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    the engine rolls over but wont fire like its not getting gas before it quit it was hesitating and gasping for fuel

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Your fuel filter could be plugged, or the fuel hose leading to the carbourator could be plugged, or there could be a break in the gas line. hope this helped! =)

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If you have a fuel filter in the gas line, it could be plugged up. From your description, it's not real clear as to exactly what's happening.

Spray a burst of starting fluid down the carb and see if it tries to fire. If it does, then you probably have a fuel supply issue. If it doesn't, you may have an ignition problem. Timing, distributor,etc.

Fuel issues- No fuel pressure (bad fuel pump); fuel not getting to carb (fuel filter, fuel line plugged); fuel getting to carb, but not to the engine (bad float, sticking valve, blockage in carb- carb rebuild should fix this)

Ignition issues- Broken or worn parts in timing assembly; bad or mal-adjusted points; shorted condenser; rotor arm tension; loose distributor; bad coil wire.

Hope this info helps to get you going! If not,get back to me.
Cheers!
Ron

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Check the fuel pump or for fuel line leaks

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