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my car broke down today...
my car broke down today. the mechanics replaced the fuel filter. Replacing the filter let me drive about 20 miles before my car lost power and died. When I try to start it, it dies when I let off of the clutch and try and push the gas. Also, when the engine is turned off it makes a wooshing noise every so often. I have no clue what this is because the engine is totally off. Can anyone take a guess at what is wrong with my car.
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Ford Mechanic: Don, Ford Senior Master replied 8 years ago
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Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX first thing I would check is the fuel pump. ford fuel pumps will run for awhile the quit working when they get hot. the fuel pump is most likely your problem.
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