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Fuel pump not getting power
The only quick fix I can think of is to check the inertia switch on the left side of your truck. It is a switched designed to shut off the fuel pump in the event of a crash. As they...
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Fuel cutoff switch light is on
Ok here is what I found about the fuel cutoff switch. Sometimes the connectors to the inertia switch located in the trunk become corroded and need to be cleaned and re-terminated. I would recommend having a technician come out and...
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Can I replace my rear flat with a donut and leave it sit on the donut for several months before replacing?
The vehicle should be okay as long as it is not driven. The temporary spare is designed to go only 50 miles. It does not have any time limit but only a mileage limit. It may need to be replaced...
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Car dies when gas pedal pressed
Your symptoms have many potential causes. When you press the accelerator, the engine is under load and sucking in more air. The engine control module (ECM) should respond by providing the engine with more fuel. If the vehicle hesitates or...
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Not starting distributor spark
Hi there. You need to see if the distributor is turning when the engine is cranking. If not, then the vehicle has a broken timing belt. I would usually check the timing belt to see if it is intact. If...
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New battery dead on 1990 Ford Probe V6
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 1999 Ford Probe V6. This sounds like it can be the alternator. If it is not charging the battery when the engine is running, then the battery will act like this. It needs...
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Stalling fuel pump flapper on 1994 Ford Probe
Hello. The fuel pump on your vehicle is powered through the fuel pump relay through direct battery power. The fuel pump itself is located in the fuel tank and there is not an access panel to easily change it. The...
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Not Starting power disconnecting
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 1990 Ford Probe. I would start by checking the connection at the battery and at the negative battery cable. If those are fine, then I would do a load test on the alternator....
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Ford Probe GT either revs too high or too low to the point of stalling
I know Fords and a lot of times it is the throttle having problems. So, you either want to clean the throttle yourself (see my video "cleaning the throttle on your car") or have a mechanic clean the throttle body...
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I don't know how to reinstall my camshafts.
Usually everything is timed at top dead center when doing jobs like this. You should turn the engine until cylinder number 1 is at top dead center, then install the camshafts so the lobes for cylinder 1 are in position...
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Why would my car have no spark after it was shutoff?
Hello. A no spark condition can be caused by several components. You may want to use a voltmeter and a spark tester to preform some relatively simple tests. When you talk about cleaning and checking the spark plugs, were they...

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