my ford sapphire 2.0l wont start

Asked by skeenen24 Jun 29, 2011 at 07:13 PM

Question type: Maintenance & repair

hi i have a ford sierra sapphire 2.0l im having prob with it it wont start and theres no fuel going in to the carburetor but when i pour a bit of fuel in to the carb it starts for 20 sec then it stops i cleaned the jets and still the same so i took the pipe that feeds the fuel in to the carb off and put a long pipe on to the carb and fill the pipe with fuel and it was running fine on till the pipe ran dry so can any one tell me whats going on

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Ford sapphire not starting petrol cames to carb but no spakker

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These Sapphires came first with the fuel pump external to the fuel tank, then later on, they were introduced with the in tank pump. Check the operation of the fuel pump at the rear of the car near the fuel tank. I've had some of them where the electrical connector was not secured or plugged in correctly. Check also for blockages on the pump intake. This could also be caused by the sieve that is in the fuel pick-up in the tank that is blocked.

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