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1984 240 gl keeps breaking down like its running out of petrol and then starts up again. like a fuel blockage. cant work it out

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Have you tried replacing the fuel pump relay? That is a very common problem on 240s. The fuel pump relay is under the dash, above your passenger's feet on later 240s. So far as I know it was in the same spot on earlier 240s like yours.

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