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I have a 87 f 250 with a 6 cylinder it runs perfect for a while then it will run out of gas and the tank is full of gas.i put a new fuel filter on and it fired off and ran perfect for 15 min and quit again.the fuel pump runs like there is no gas in the tank i put a new fuel pump on and still does the same thing the pump clicks solid like it is no gas in the tank

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There is a strainer in the pickup of the tank that gets clogged. Also there may be a filter along the frame rails, follow the fuel line and see.

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