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Cardoctor71, ASE Master Technician
Category: Car
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Experience:  35 years experience in the automotive and Lt truck repair business, owner Cardoctor LLC Guthrie, OK
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First time ever... will not start, Engine cranks OK. Fuel

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First time ever... will not start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: Engine cranks OK. Fuel pump cycles OK. Sputtered once and then no further. Started fine 2 days ago
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 1993 Isuzu Trooper with 3.2L DOHC
JA: Are you fixing your Trooper yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tank has fuel. Fuel pump can be heard crunning 2 seconds when ignition turned on
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Car has been running fine for years
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 7 months ago.

What is the fuel pressure reading ?, just because the pump runs does not mean it is producing pressure.

Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 7 months ago.

Do you need additional assistance?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No, thank you. I figured it out. Clogged fuel filter plus loose fuel pump electrical wire.
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 7 months ago.

Great then I led you in the right direction, Please RATE my service on the ratings page, Thank you for using just

Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 7 months ago.

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