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Old 11-05-2003, 11:00 AM
bill17 bill17 is offline
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Originally posted by Ken300D
If you have a decayed rubber fuel hose then the car will leak back fuel into the tank over time, and have a hard time pulling it back from the tank. Pulling air instead.

Yes, I suspected that, but if that's the case, wouldn't the drops of gas onto the air flap only enough to start and run the engine for half a second before dieing again due to no fuel supply?

I think the fuel pump/filter/accumulator should be fine as they were about 2 years (~10K miles) old. And I think the fuel lines are metal except around the pump area. Not so sure about the condition of the fuel related compponents around the engine though.
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