Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Possible fuel line problem. Truck starts only after 10-15 minutes.

asked by on

The truck will not start easily, usually taking 10-15 minutes. The battery is working. It might be the fuel lines.

A: A fuel system fault may indeed be the issue...

A fuel system fault may indeed be the issue with your truck however it would not be a bad idea to have the battery tested anyway. This will ensure that the battery is producing enough cold cranking amps to start the engine. If the battery is good and the fuel system is at fault things like a clogged fuel filter, weak fuel pump, or faulty/restricted fuel injectors may be the issue. Have the fuel system inspected by a technician.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Vehicle stalled while driving and will not restart

Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing you will likely want to look into is the fuel on the spark plugs. It sounds like one of your fuel injectors may have failed. If they are leaking and too...

Q: Electrical components malfunction, dash lights on, car shut off

Hello there, this is a more uncommon issue on the XG300. There are a few possible causes why the vehicle would not shift out of 3rd gear and would go into limp mode. The most likely cause would be a...

Q: why truck stalls when turning.just replace the battery

Hi there, Whenever the battery is disconnected the idle learn strategy of the computer is reset to factory new. If you have a dirty throttle body and idle control valve and injectors then it may take a few days to...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...