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Old 02-01-2019, 11:24 PM   #21
Saiber77
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Originally Posted by blainsbrains View Post
@ AMC

That is so weird, I never would have pieced it together.

My car had 3/8 tank, was going uphill and I turned right.

Would this happen immediately? Would it outright die or go weak? How can I find out more about this fuel pump phenomenon? IDK as we have an easy way to measure fuel pressure on Foci.
I had this happen a few years after I bought my 2001 SE DOHC Zetec in 2004, I was the second owner. It turned out that there was a layer of dust sludge in the bottom of the gas tank, it would cut out when I was pulling G's on a right hand turn, especially uphill. There is a filter inside the bottom of the gas tank, which my mechanic said was a pain to deal with.
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