Ask a Car Mechanic and Get Answers to Your Car Questions ASAP
Hi Curtis Im Scott
He was banging on the fuel tank to jolt the fuel pump into life. This was a common occurrence with the Fords of this age quite often it is due to dirty connections at the fuel pump but often its a sign that the fuel pump is nearly at the end of its life. At your earliest convenience you should make an appointment to have this taken care of.