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Not really an answer but another question , should that pipe be free to blow into or is there some sort of non return valve or pressure operated valve inside the tank ? I have a 1997 ZZR1100 and can't blow back up this tube and was wondering if it is causing a vacuum in the fuel tank . thanks


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Why would the car stumble occasionally? Based on what's been described, I'd say it's probably because the air-fuel mixture isn't right. It's either running too rich or too lean. Depressing the clutch or shifting to neutral acts as a near-instantaneous load reduction on the engine, which changes the amount of air flowing into the cylinders. If the fuel ...


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GET NEW MODULE BRU HAVE AN UNO AS WELL


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I had a problem like this once, it turned out to be the fuel filter. Sometimes the filter would clog while I was driving, but after the engine died and the fuel pressure dropped, the gunk in the filter would shift and I could re-start it again right away. Sometimes I had to let the car sit overnight. If your car has an in-line fuel filter, try removing it ...


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This problem seems to be a "moving target." It sounds like the problem first presented as "car stops suddenly while driving and even though the fuel gauge shows what should be adequate fuel, adding fuel gets the car going again." Then it moved to "dying while driving down the road" and now it "won't start." It is good that you've got a bit of history on ...


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Assuming by 'ran out of gas at quarter tank', you mean the car wouldn't start until you put more gas, but quarter of the tank was filled with proper fuel. If this is the case, number of things can be at fault. Main fuel pump sits inside the fuel tank (usually under the rear seat) and pumps fuel from the tank to the engine. This is usually a quick job to ...


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Not all Diesels are the same. My former car, a 1994 VW Passat 1.9 TDI had only one fuel pump in the engine bay. This pump was responsible for several things: bring fuel from the fuel tank raise the pressure to the injection pressure (approximately 600 bar) distribute pressured fuel to each injector in the correct order There was no electric pump to "...


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I had a 2002 Santa Fe and we were smelling gas whenever we filled up. Tried a new gas cap, checked the lines, nothing. Eventually we checked the filler neck. On the 2002 there was a cover to 'protect' the filler neck in the wheel well, but dirt could fly up and catch inside the cover. When I removed it, I saw the area where the filler neck was packed with ...


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You could check the sparkplugs for fault signs. Please make sure the insulator has a light brown coloring. I suspect you received the wrong types of spark plugs (heat range), producing glow ingnitions


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another thing to check are the engine mounts. i wouldn't be surprised if sixteen year old american rubber had degraded enough to transmit more shaking to the chassis.


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The only thing which higher octane gas will solve is pinging (knocking or pre-ignition). As an aside, just because the gas is a higher octane does not mean it's higher quality. Higher octane gas does not burn as easy as lower octane gas. At most gas stations, the higher octane will not be any better. This does, however, differ given different brands of ...


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Probably bad gas level sensor, which is a floater device immerse in the fuel tank, with an arm with a contact that touches a coil type resistance. When the floater moves up and down the arm touches the resistance wire, modifying the voltage to the fuel gauge. If the contact between the arm and the resistance is not even, or the resistance itself is damaged, ...


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I recently troubleshooted a very similar issue on a friend's Outlander. Different car but physics is physics. He was complaining of a similar rough idle and occasional stalling when the car would come to a stop. Turning the A/C on helped smooth out the idle. The dealership was tried cleaning the throttle body, which reduced the severity of the symptoms but ...


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Diesel does damages rubber. Diesel fuel may cause stripping of certain types of rubber hose, gradually perforating the fuel hose. Thus, it is strongly advised to make sure if the fuel hose to be installed is rated for diesel. To clean a diesel spill, you first need to pour lots of warm water on the spill to instantly reduce the risk of rubber damage. Then ...


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Nice engine you got there! While your issues do sound like a MAF problem (check the MAF readings via OBD!), some turbocharged Volvos are notorious for fuel pressure regulator issues. Basically the regulator diaphragm ruptures and fuel gets into the pressure regulation vacuum hose. Typically this causes poor starting (especially hot) because of an excessively ...


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Have him change the fuel filter. These get dirty and need changing. Very easy and cheap if it's external. Some are inside the tank. A dirty filter can restrict fuel flow. If you have high miles this could be the problem



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