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Car loses fuel prime sometimes2001 buick lsabre

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car loses fuel prime sometimes2001 buick lsabre
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 3 months ago.
I'm sorry you are having problems with your vehicle. I will try to help.I'm a full time mechanic and have been a mechanic for over 20 yrs and I work part-time here on JustAnswer to help you and others repair their own vehicles, and I get credited by your ratings.. So before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as neeed, even after the rating.. I will need for you to be my hands and eyes since I'm not there.So your fuel pump is the problem. What happens is the anti drain back valve in the pump fails and it drains back so it takes a long time of cranking to start.Let me know if this is what is happening or if you need further help.Thanks
Expert:  virtual auto tech. replied 3 months ago.
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