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1981ford mustang 3.3 six . 21000 miles.

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1981ford mustang 3.3 six . 21000 miles. I recently bought this car and it has been running fine. It just started to quit running when starting from a dead stop. I just today installed a new fuel filter but it made no differnce. Do you have any idea about this?
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Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 8 years ago
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Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX the engine die when you try to take off? does it start right back up?
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Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 8 years ago
You need to respond to this question, notopen a new one. It sounds like the accellerator pump in the carb is bad, this gives the engine an initial suirt of fuel when taking off, to verify this, remove the air cleaner, turn Off the car, and manually pump the gas and see if it is squirting into the carb, if not, the carb will need to be overhauled,Tim
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