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The engine light went off this week, and the auto place says I have an evaporation problem by the fuel tank. He advised the gas tank will have to come out to check the hoses before they can give me an idea if that\
Is it important to the life of your fuel pump to keep your fuel tank level at or above 1/4 full? My friend says modern cars have an in-tank fuel pump and gasoline acts as a coolant. Low levels in the tank reduces the cooling effect and the pump wears out quicker. This sounds ridiculous to me, is he correct?
I filled up with gasoline and two fuel treatments and since then the check engine light has come on and gone off and now the overdrive light is flashing and has not stopped. I was told it is usually a transmission problem when this occurs but since it has only happened since using the fuel treatments I am a bit skeptical....can you help? Should I drain the ...
I have a 97 Ford Explorer. One day I went to start it and it would not start. It was not the battery. A friend came over sprayed gasoline into something near the engine and the car started. It has been running ever since with some noise coming from the fuel tank. It is not sputtering or lacking power. It accelerates immediately after coming to a ...
Recently, I had my catalytic converter replaced because my car was consuming 40% - 50% or more gasoline than it normally uses. I own a 2003 Toyota Celica GT that has a 1.8 liter engine with 4 cylinders, but it seems like it might be running more like an 8 cylinder car. The catalytic converter did not help the gas consumption at all. I even tried pouring ...
I have a Service Engine Soon light lit on the dash. I have an OBDII scanner that is showing the light is from a fuel tank sensor (high side). Clearing the code does not work, it does return. When I fill the tank up, the gauge will sometimes go to "E" and the fuel light will come on, even though I know it is full. After about 4 or 5 gallons burns off, ...
I have a 2001 mitsubishi galant that died and wont start. It will turn over but will not start. I checked to see if it was getting a spark and it was so I also checked or attempted to check the relay for the fuel pump but could not find it listed on fuse box cover. I had someone turn the key on while I was listening under the fuel tank for the fuel pump ...

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