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1987 lux 4y moter has feul in the sump and has also leaked

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1987 hilux 4y moter has feul in the sump and has also leaked out all under the car .. Why would petroleum be in the sump?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  discostew replied 1 year ago.

Hi Tyson,you have a fuel pump failure. Fuel pump diaphram failure/rupture/tear, pump will now not only deliver fuel from the tank to the carb,it will also pump into the sump & onto the ground. Repairing a unit like this is usually uneconomical (cheaper to just buy a new one),Also after pump replacement drain the engine oil(and replace the filter),the fuel contaminated oil will usually make it run rich(like the choke is still on),cheers Stew

Expert:  discostew replied 1 year ago.


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