IS IT THE FUEL PUMP?

  • Tiny
  • drewmills89
  • 1999 Plymouth Voyager
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 169,031 miles

The engine keep dying everytime I startmy 1999 plymouth voyager the vac keeps coming lose and the engine would die after it comes off

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 4:04 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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"voyager the vac keeps coming lose"

What is a "vac" and why do you think it's related to the fuel pump?

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 4:13 PM
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  • drewmills89
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Thats what it said on the piece thats connected to the engine.I dont think its part of the fuel pump I just put that cause I couldnt find anything else to put.

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 4:15 PM
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  • caradiodoc
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Any chance you could post a photo of that part? It sounds like you're describing a vacuum hose that is becoming detached. Normally that will cause the engine speed to increase but power will not. It can lead to stalling too.

I'll be out-of-town for a few hours and will check for your reply tonight. Don't want you to think I'm ignoring you.

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 4:33 PM
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Does it cause it to idle rough for a few seconds then stall?

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 4:42 PM
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Does what cause it to idle rough?

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 4:49 PM
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The vacuum hose?

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 5:01 PM
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Possibly. It all depends on what that hose is for. If it affects the MAP sensor which measures engine vacuum, that one has the biggest say in how much fuel enters the engine.

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 5:06 PM
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It does has a sensor on it

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Thursday, May 12th, 2011 AT 5:07 PM

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