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I have 97 mod v6 auto hard to crack over. pumping fuel up 5

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I have 97 mod v6 auto hard to crack over . pumping fuel up 5 or6 times or more to start. Put new plugs ' leads. Fuel filter coil pkt . still hard to start.fuel pump not making noise when turning on king.
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: Getting worse to start.
JA: What year is your V60?
Customer: 1997 vt wag
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Maybe .changed new plugs. Leads .coil pkt fuelfilter.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Getting listed off with f..... Car
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

Your description does sound like a fuel pump starting to fail.

Non-return one way valve stuck open within the pump.

I would get the fuel pressure tested in a workshop,

I would also perform a vehicle wide DTC check (for codes).

Gary

Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary