HOLDS IDLE FOR ABOUT 5 MIN THAN DIES OFF

  • Tiny
  • BRANDON 10
  • 2001 Ford Bantam
  • 137,000 miles

Van starts holds idle for about 5 min than dies off and if I feed fuel it just dies off faster, what can be the problem? The vans fuel pump packed up and the van was standing for about 5years, about a month back I put in a after market fuel pump for the van and changed the spark plugs. Your response will be highly appreciated

thank you : Brandon

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 12:16 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Check the pressure first. The tank may be full of crap that is causing the pump to fail.

Roy

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 12:39 PM
  • Tiny
  • BRANDON 10
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I cleaned up the tank before putting the new pump in, could it be the fuel filter? That needs to be changed?

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 12:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Could be but doubt it as it has a bypass when it is clogged.

Roy

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 12:55 PM
  • Tiny
  • BRANDON 10
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Soo were do I go from here?

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 12:57 PM

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