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I have a 2003 ford thunderbird it stayed on my driveway and

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I have a 2003 ford thunderbird it stayed on my driveway for months and now doesn't start ,Engine turn with starter but Fuel doesn't seem to be pumped
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: what is a gas hog
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: was planning to remove the interior covers to acess the fuel pumps on top of gas tank
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: gas tank was empty when the car stayed ibactive for months ,Besides that the car was running perfectly the last time I parked it
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  roy replied 3 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

did you add fuel??? can you check fuel pressure??? you can rent a tester at a parts store.

if you ran the pump with no fuel in the tank, then you may have damaged the pump and need to replace it. the fuel is a lubricant for the pump.


Expert:  roy replied 3 months ago.

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