please explain 'folld out"..does the engine die?
tell me allyou can
FUEL TANK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION PROCEDUREREMOVAL-FRONT WHEEL DRIVE 1. Raise vehicle on hoist. 2. Drain fuel tank. . 3. Remove fuel filler cap before disconnecting any lines.
4. Remove screws that hold filler tube to inner and outer quarter panel. The fuel pump module electrical connector has a retainer that locks it in place.
5. Raise vehicle. Slide fuel pump module electrical connector retainer to the unlock position.
6. Depress retaining tab on rear of electrical connector to allow connector latch to clear tab. Pull connector from pump module. 7. Disconnect fuel line quick connect fittings from the tank. 8. Use a transmission jack to support the fuel tank. Remove the bolts from the fuel tank straps. 9. Lower tank slightly. Carefully remove filler tube from tank. 10. Lower the fuel tank. Disconnect pressure relief/rollover valve hose. Remove clamp and remove fuel filler tube vent hose. Remove the fuel tank from the vehicle.INSTALLATION-FRONT WHEEL DRIVE 1. Position fuel tank on transmission jack. Connect pressure relief/rollover valve hose. Connect fuel filler tube vent hose and replace clamp. 2. Raise tank into position and carefully work filler tube into tank. A light coating of transmission fluid on the tube end may be used to aid assembly. 3. Tighten strap bolts to 54 Nm 40 ft. lbs. torque. Remove transmission jack. CAUTION: Ensure straps are not twisted or bent before or after tightening strap nuts. 4. Connect fuel pump/level unit electrical connector. Place retainer in locked position. 5. Lubricate the metal tubes on the fuel pump with clean 30 weight engine oil. Install the quick connect fuel fittings. 6. Attach filler tube to filler neck opening in quarter panel. Tighten quarter panel screws to 2 Nm 17 in. lbs. torque. On affected models be sure to install the gasket between the filler tube and the inner quarter panel, before installing the mounting screws. 7. Using a new clamp, install cap on fuel tank drain tube. 8. Fill fuel tank, replace cap, and connect battery ground cable. CAUTION: When using the ASD Fuel System Test, the ASD relay and fuel pump relay remain energized for 7 minutes or until the test is stopped, or until the ignition switch is turned to the Oft position. 9. . Check for leaks.
i i didnt mean to send the info above
I meant flooded,cause the car cranks has spark but don't start,also I notice black liquid coming out of the exhaust.
tell me....how and when did this problem begin
are you there?
to answer the question
It started a while back I would drive to the store about 5 miles away I would go into the store when I came out the car wouldn't start,I would wait about 5 mins then it starts.When it wouldn't start I've check for spark no spark,so I changed out the distributor now I get spark ,when cranking I look into the throttle body I can see a lot of fuel flowing.
the fuelpump wouldnt cause this
A friend of mine said it could be the computer.
you need to remove the distributer cap
and make sure the rotor turns with the engine
to be sure the timing belt hasnt broke
sense you dont have a spark.....
this sounds more like a bad ignition module
It turns and It's on top dead center
the reason it seems to flood,,is because it doesnt have a spak
you need to get it to spark
replace the ignition module
you may also need to replace the plugs now that it has flooded them so bad
Where is the ignition module ,I also change the coil.
it is on the coil bracket
1. Remove the igniter from ignition coil bracket. 2. Assemble two 1.5 volt batteries (D cell) in series as shown in Fig. 20. 3. Connect the positive lead of the ohmmeter to terminal ``G'' of the igniter, then the negative lead to terminal ``OC.'' 4. Connect battery pack to terminal ``G'' and ``IB.'' 5. With voltage applied, continuity should exist. 6. Disconnect battery pack, an infinite reading should be obtained. 7. If test results are not as specified, replace the igniter assembly.
Ok I'll let tou know
No I have a lot of spark,rotor is turning ,change the plugs, the problem now is the flooding.
sense it is still flooding....
replace the ect [engine coolant tempeture]sensor.
it is posible for you to have a bad fuel pressure regulator
On Front Of Throttle Body
I checked that by taking off the vacuum side to see if there was fuel in it.
Is there another way to check it?
well..you need to check the fuelpressure...the regulator may be sticking closed,,causing too much fuel pressure,,the best way to check it,,is to check the fuel pressure
if it is right
and there is no fuel in the vacuumline..
then it is ok
1. Release fuel system pressure as follows: a. Place transmission gear shift lever in Neutral, set parking brake and block drive wheels. b. Disconnect coupler A from control relay, Fig. 128. c. Remove fuel filler cap to release fuel tank vapor pressure, then install cap. d. Start engine and run until it stops from lack of fuel. Crank engine three times for about three seconds each time.
2. Install fuel pressure gauge to fuel filter inlet union bolt, Fig. 129. Connect coupler A to control relay. 3. Start and run engine until it reaches normal operating temperature. 4. With engine at idle, fuel pressure should read 34.1--39.8 psi. 5. Turn off engine, within one minute fuel pressure should drop to 21.3 psi. 6. If fuel pressure is not as specified, refer to circuit check B-3 for further diagnosis. 7. Release fuel system pressure as outlined in step one. 8. Remove fuel gauge set, then install and torque plug bolt to 7.5 ft.lbs.
Fuel Pressure (KEY ON ENGINE OFF) ................. 240-280 kPa (34.1-39.8 psi)Fuel Pressure (After 1 minute) ............................ 150 kPa (21.3 psi)
I'll have to get a fuel pressure tester I'll let you know. Thanks
To check the fuel system pressure it says to turn to run the engine ,but the car dosen't start ,Does it mean to turn the key in on position?
yes,,turn the key on,,you may need to do it a few times,,sense the engine doent run..and the fuel pump only runs for a few seconds when you first turn the key on
I tried to listen in the fuel filler tube to listen for the fuel pump according to the manual I should hear the pump about 3 seconds,but I don't hear anything.So I took off the return fuel line after the pressure regulator and turned on the key on then I could hear the fuel pump.
but.you need tocheck the pressure
Check fuel pressure got good fuel pressure, what's next?
ok..if it seems to be flooding on just one cylender,,,you may need to just replace an injector,,,,but,,if it is still flooding on all,,you ecm[computer] may infact be bad and need to be replaced
Ok ,I have a throttle body injector there is only one main injector.Should do a diagnostic check on the trottle position sensor also.
yes..but it isnt likely that this is a mechanical problem,,,from the way you explain
Ok I'll let you know Thanks