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Fuel system covers the components of a car responsible for fuel delivery; tanks, pumps, filters, pipes. Questions on carburettors and injection systems have individual tags

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2002 Citroen Saxo - Clicking / tapping noise from inlet manifold

I have a clicking / tapping noise coming from the inlet manifold on my 2002 Citroen Saxo VTR (1.6 8v) I have manually adjusted the valve clearances (see this video to hear what the engine sounded ...
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1993 Merc 300SE always stalling soon after startup, fuel pressure tests > 50psi

From the moment car starts to the moment engine stalls, which is about 40 - 60 seconds, fuel pressure is always above 50 psi. Can I safely conclude stalling is not caused by fuel system problems? I ...
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Why does my car stutter and sometimes die at low RPMs, but only when the fuel tank is full?

My 2005 Chevy Malibu has a very strange problem, it sometimes dies at low RPMs, but only when the fuel tank is full. The problem goes away when the tank drops to a little bit above the 3/4 mark. I've ...
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About Hyundai Atos 1998 1000cc fuel

What is the right octane number of fuel suitable for car Hyundai Atos 1998 1000cc, 80 or 92?
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Why did my van hesitate, then stall and not restart?

I have a 1989 Econoline 250 with low miles (60k) was driving on the highway today when I suddenly lost power, tried to give it gas but it hesitated, then stalled so I pulled off. Check engine light ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE, Vulcan engine - Chirping sound from intake manifold, car stalling out?

Over the past 2 weeks or so my car has been making a chirping sound near the intake manifold and the accelerator. The chirping sound comes and go, and about a week ago I had an issue where my car ...
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1991 BMW E30 - knocking when put into 1st

I knew I had a minor vacuum leak, but it got worse all of sudden while at a stoplight. In trying to get through to the next block, the engine started to knock. (My guess is preignition thanks to the ...
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Kubota Z402 Plumbing Issues

I am currently restoring a Kubota Z402 engine (used in an Aixam 500SL) that has been treated quite badly. While I have been making some progress I am struggling with the plumbing of the engine. One of ...
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Crystals forming on fuel filter after removal

I recently replaced my fuel filter on my Mitsubishi Mirage (1994, 4G13, 95000Km). After having replaced it crystals (white, <2mm) had formed on both the inlet and outlet pipes. It was ~10°C at the ...
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2014 TGB 550I LT 4x4 stutters after sharp turn (right)

We have an ATV and we just got it up and running again (got scammed when we bought it). The ATV had been standing still for a few years. The ATV had a damaged front wheel and because of a bad repair ...
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What is the normal voltage of 5-wire oxygen sensor (lambda probe)?

I have got a 2007 Opel Vectra GTS 2.2 Direct car (which still has a high pressure fuel pump problem, yet to be solved). Petrol, 114 kW, engine Z22YH. After getting an P0130-52 (No Plausibility ...
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No start on 2002 GMC Savanna 1500

When I try to start it it will not start I was told to push the gas and it doesn't do anything at all. I replaced the alternator and got a new battery. We have been having this problem for over a ...
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protect gas lines from corrosion?

'07 Cobalt, electric power steering, 50K miles Snow/slush/salt area. The car (new to us) hasn't had a lot of winter miles, so it's in not-too-bad condition. However, underneath today, I saw that ...
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Is my bike running rich or lean - I have both symptoms

Symptoms of Lean or Rich carb settings on a motorcycle I have a '71 Honda CB350 that is new to me. I recently rebuilt the carbs and replaced the petcock and had it running pretty good for awhile. I ...
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Replace 2009 Cobalt LNF Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor and Shroud

How difficult is it to replace the fuel tank pressure sensor and shroud on a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt (LNF/SS)? The shop just quoted me over $200 for this. From what I can tell, the parts should be ...
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Engine modifications when using waste vegetable oil

I'd like to ask what engine modifications is needed for converting a car from B7 diesel to used vegetable oil (uvo) ? I have an old BMW from 2013 and has bought filters to externally clean the uvo ...
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'16 Mazda CX-5 failing HC-PPM emissions test?

I have a 2016 mazda cx-5 with 25K miles that has to go through a yearly inspection. The vehicle's in good shape, plus I take it the mazda dealer for maintenance. I took it to the the inspection center ...
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Hard warm start + low long-term fuel trim (mixture too rich) DTC. How to diagnose?

Just wondering what my next steps are here. Vehicle is '05 Volvo V50 2.4i. Initially had two misfiring cylinders, which was tentatively diagnosed as a blown head gasket by the shop. I changed it ...
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee fuel door won't close

The latch on my fuel door housing is stuck inside the housing and the fuel door has nothing to latch onto when I push the fuel door and try to close it. I've attached a picture of my existing fuel ...
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Low fuel pressure in Volvo S40 1999

My car is Volvo S40 1999 with 2.0 engine. The fuel pressure is on the idle at 2.2-2.3 bars (should be 2.5) and on higher rpm max. 2.6-2.7 bars (should be 3.0). When I unplug the hose that goes from ...
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Engine jerks at certain RPM - Misfire & fuel system over pressure [P000F, P0302]

My Audi A5 1.8t has started having some hiccups after an engine job (Changed valves, timing chain & camshaft intake side) The car starts fine, it sounds fine, but it has the following problems: ...
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Mechanic said I put wrong fuel on my car, I know I didn't. What can I do? Who is to blame?

I have a Toyota Yaris hybrid from 2018. Last saturday my tank was half-way full, but I had to buy some things at the gas station and decided to purchase 7 or 8 litters of unleaded gasoline (10 euros). ...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8: No power to the control side of my fuel pump relay

I have isolated the issue to no power coming in to the relay coil. I am having issues finding a wiring diagram, or a pcm terminals wiring diagram to help me further troubleshoot the issue. I'm only ...
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91 octane misfire but 95 or 98 no misfire

My car has one strange issue which affecting starting and misfire. With 91 octane starting is good but misfire randomly at idle with air con on. With 95 or 98 octane starting is very difficult I ...
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Why would this happen:

If anybody could help me understand this behavior, I'd be grateful: 2003 R1 5PW, Fuel-injected, has an alarm/immobilizer fitted, doesn't report any fault codes: Motorcycle would occasionally (three ...
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2000 Sierra 1500 4.8L Engine not revving properly for several minutes after start

For the past couple weeks I've been consistently having a weird issue with my 2000 Sierra 1500 4.8L when I first start it up. The engine will start and idle fine, but when I give it gas the engine ...
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USA vs Europe fuel injector differences?

This question is out of curiosity as I didn't find any specs or datasheets after plenty searching. What would the differences in the fuel injector be for Europe vs USA markets? I've compared ...
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EFI fuse blows randomly.

I am beating my head in with this issue. EFI fuse blows randomly, I have found no patter. When it blow, it will keep blowing them and not start. I have to disconnect the battery first and then replace ...
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Car keeps breaking fuel injectors?

Ok so i'm having quiet a strange issues with one of my cars (08 X5 E70 4.8L V8) that may be worth discussing. It seems to keep "blowing" through injectors on only one bank. Suddenly i noticed CEL and ...
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Went thru puddle now says im out of gas?

I have 13 Ram 1500. I recently replaced fuel pump and sensor and battery. Last night i filled up my tank . i wound up going through a huge puddle as we had flooding. Next thing i knew my gas light ...
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Replace fuel rail pressure sensor in 2006 Mercury Mountaineer?

The car is a 2006 Mercury Mountaineer V6, got about 150k miles. The dealership sale rep is telling me my fuel rail pressure sensor is shorting out and needs to be replaced. Apparently, its causing ...
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07 Camry Engine slow RPM and excessive fuel consumption reading

I have 2007 Camry manual made in Australia for Arabic gulf. The engine sometimes go to 500 rpm and suddenly stops. Or it also goes to 1500 rpm and doesn't return to 1000 rpm (which is the normal as ...
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Looking for Fuel Injectors for a Renault Clio Expression 1.5 cdi 2006 plate

I am looking at buying a set of fuel injectors for my car but not sure of what part number I can use. Equally can you buy a manual for car parts? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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2005 Kia Amanti will turn over perfectly but wont start every time!

When i got the car I knew that it had issues with starting. I cleaned everything around the battery. It has a brand new air filter. Oil just got changed. New(ish) battery which is showing a full ...
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Loss of current to fuel pump

There is no current coming to the fuel pump in my 1997 toyota corolla. Only the ground wire has current. The other wire does not have current so what is the cause of this lost of current and how can I ...
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Fuel system hose routing - Triumph Bonneville

Can anybody help? I'm putting 2005 Triumph T100 Bonneville back together. I seem to have got confused with the hoses from the carbs and petrol tank and the tip over hose. Anybody know of a drawing ...
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bleed fuel system mercedes 364 engine

Following an engine rebuild, do I need to bleed at the injectors once fuel is at the filter? If so, how is this done?
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Air Bubbles in Fuel Lines of Peugeot 206 HDI

My car cut out while driving. It wouldn't re-start and was showing signs of no fuel. The car was taken to a garage and after 20 minutes, the mechanic said there was air in the lines. He very quickly ...
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When I shut the bike down there is horrible fuel smell

2003 Harley-Davidson FXDL. After I shut it off, I get this horrible fuel smell. The bike has Mikuni 42 carburetor, Pingel shutoff valve, carburetor rebuilt, Pingel holding strong. I do not have the ...
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Translating raw CAN responses into meaningful min/max/value

http://www.scangauge.com/support/x-gauge/xgauges-for-cansf-vehicles/ This website lists data reported by certain sensors. Lets take an example: Gauge = Short Term Fuel Trim Bank 1 TXD = 07E00106 ...
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2006 Mercedes E350 4matic , v6 engine

Drove kids to school , stop to get ha and made it home then was about to leave back out and the car started to drive sluggish as if it didn't want to do . I proceeded to pull over at a gas station and ...
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2003 Chevy Cavalier (manual trani) stalls when coming to a stop after the car warms up

We have replaced the MAP sensor, the throttle position sensor and the fuel pump. None of these things made any difference. Also the problem is worse in warmer weather.
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How to drain the fuel tank on a first gen (2000) SV650?

I’ve got some fuel line (top yellow fuel line in picture) from the petcock to a gas can. I disconnected the vacuum line. I read some cryptic hints about Mity-vacs and opening the throttle but ...
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Control module voltage

I obtained some readings using PCMSCAN for a 2007 Pontiac Wave(Codes P0171 & P0172). At idle SAE.VPWR recorded 14.229v, frame 3&4 was 57.825, frames 5-33(varied rpms) around 14.4,frame 34, 37 &...
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25%/70ms dropouts in fuel pressure in Cummins ISL 07

The first picture is low idle, the second is high idle. With the exception of the spikes, the high idle looks more normal to me. Anyone know what this signifies? I just replaced the PRV which was ...
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Car is very sluggish to accelerate - Ford Territory

So car has bad acceleration,it's an Australian ford territory SY, feels worse when accelerating around a corner but still horribly weak going straight. The instant fuel shows a jump to like 25-40l per ...
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2008 Yamaha Zuma won’t start

Will not turn over unless I cover the air intake on the carb with my hand. Fuel gets sucked in and it runs until there is no more fuel. It’s not getting fuel by itself.
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2001 Honda Accord Fuel Line Parts

I'm replacing my leaky, rusty fuel line on my 2001 Honda Accord LX. I'll be using 5/16" copper nickel tubing. I'm looking for fittings to attach to the OEM rear quick connect supply and return ...
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Erratic running with smell of gasoline, then dies

Spits sputter smell of gasoline when it happened and then dies. Restart car and does same. Check engine light is on now. 2013 Ford Fusion Turbo SE 2.0L Ecoboost 76,000 miles. While idle it starts to ...
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Quirky starting

I'm the one who asked the question Monday about gas fuel pump situation. Well fast forward to today 3 days later. Car starts sometimes other times dead.not even a click. Last night started right up . ...
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