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2002 mustang v6 3.8 liter. Ran low on fuel now when I go up a hill it sputters and stalls,replaced fuel filter but still same problem and it will do same sometimes on flat ground.

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Ever since I added octane booster to my fuel tank on accident, the car seems to want to stall in reverse and in drive, trying to get up to speed it feels like it wants to stall and hesitates. I replaced my plugs and wires and fuel filter and still the same issue?

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Replace fuel pump

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Hate to say this - but you may have sediment in your tank which is causing a blockage of the fuel getting out of it... Have you tested the fuel pump pressure? this may assist in knowing if it is the actual pump or sediment - either way, you're probably looking at removing the tank if it is sediment. Alternatively, if you ran the fuel tank low, there may still be some water in the tank, have you tried dry gas (rubbing alcohol works as good as dry gas and far cheaper - same as with dry gas, it has to work through, it's not an instant fix).
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