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The springs seem to lose their springiness. This means the valves (the bits in your fingers in picture 2) do not return to seal off the injectors quickly enough, so too much fuel enters the cylinder. The engine detects a mixture problem and tries to compensate, but (unsurprisingly) can't get it right. The other part that wears out is the very small o-ring ...
I agree with Paulster2 Or maybe you have two different issues: Fuel sensors or related wiring Something else that causes your car to die. The car only dies when the gauge shows empty?
The sensor should not cause the engine to stall. All of the accessories not working (power steering and brakes) would be normal with a stalled engine. What I would be looking at is the fuel pump might be going bad. A mechanic can easily check this by placing a fuel pressure sensor on the fuel line to check the pressure. If the engine is losing fuel pressure, ...
I recommend to everyone I know to run your generator or other small equipment dry before storage. The main purpose of this is to get all of the ethanol based fuel out of carburetor and fuel bowl. Ethanol has a propensity of gumming things up and can leave a lot of varnish over time. This tends to plug orifices needed for proper fuel metering while running, ...
I turns out I made the rookie error of putting the fuel lines on the wrong connectors on the fuel filter. I swapped the blue and white around and the car is now running great.
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