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Car broke down had to be towed home. No fuel coming from tank. Battery fully charged. Fuel sender unit changed. No fuel coming from tank

Changed fuel sender unit. Starts with easy start no fuel coming from tank. Aa guy tested everything he could whilst waiting recovery. Added more diesel. Still nothing from tank.

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Fuel pump failure or pump relay failure

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SOURCE: espace wont satrt with starter motor but starts on a bump or easy start!

sounds like the dreaded renault immobiliser ,in which case its dealer only as software encrypted.whats happening is the immobiliser is stopping it from starting when key is in start position cranking but it will go with a bump as starter motor key position not activated .try a wire from battery to small connector on starter motor .if it starts which i think it will then you know what to do ...old fashioned way with a push button.but are you getting prepared to lay the golden egg ???just in case

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SOURCE: 2003 GMC Duramax Diesel won't start

I see that you had the injectors replaced 20,000 miles ago. I would still check the oil to make sure it is not overfull. The new injectors could be bad. If the oil level is not overfull then get a paper towel and touch the dip stick tip on the paper towel while oil is on the dip stick. If it's only oil it will not spread. If it has diesel in the oil the oil with spread. If this test doesn't show the injectors to be bad then you have three other possibilities. The FICM (fuel injection control module), the fuel pressure regulator, or the injection pump. It's hard to pinpoint what the problem is without running more tests and the only way to run those tests is with the computer the dealership has. Just so you know your injectors are still under warranty until 100,000 miles. Most likely you will have to take it to the dealership to get you truck fixed. I hope this helps you some.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 1994 F350 WILL NOT START

you simply have to bleed the fuel lines...

to do that just loose up the line and have someone rotate the engine until you have some fuel going there...

make sure that your fuel filter is full because you will do this for nothing...

it should only take like 5 minutes of bleeding...

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1995 GMC jimmy 4x4 just stopped running.

Had same problem. replaced spark plugs and egr vavle. Runs like a top and was cheaper than fuel pump and filter.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 HYUNDAI FUEL GAUGE

Fuel gauge works when switching engine on and off? But shows full tank when,engine running??

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