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Old 11-04-2013, 09:11 PM   #1
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So I have started working on an old car that had been sitting in the backyard for about 6 years. It started when I first started working on in at and ran for a little while. We found out the gas tank was completely rusted from the inside out. Here is a list of everything replaced so far:

fuel tank
fuel pump
fuel injectors
spark plugs
battery
wires
fuel lines
starter
alternator (Tested)
bled the lines

My question is, why wont the car stay on now? I can get it to kick over but it will not stay on. what am I over looking? any assistance or suggestions will be much appreciated
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you change the fuel filter? check the pressure at the rail? see if you have spark?
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I assume you changed the fuel filter when you changed the lines, but in case you didn't, start there. LIke Justin said, check fuel pressure at the rail.
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yup, the fuel filter has been changed and there is a spark... it just doesnt want to stay on. The engine is the 3100 v6
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Are you able to verify fuel pressure? Some fuel injected engines can be real finicky when it comes to fuel pressure.
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The fuel pressure is good, but still no dice.... I was wondering if anyone has the wiring schematic for this particular engine type, I checked the manual but they do not show it and I want to make sure that I didn't cross something when the injectors were replaced.
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When I mean verify fuel pressure, what are you seeing on the fuel pressure gauge in PSI?
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