Why wont my 1986 chevy caprice stay running after ive changed the fuel pump

Asked by Feb 13, 2015 at 10:03 PM about the 1986 Chevrolet Caprice

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It cranks when i add fuel to the carburetor
but it wont stay on

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did you change fuel filter

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Stuck float inside the carburetor. Try tapping the carburetor with the handle end of a screwdriver where the fuel line screws into the carburetor. HTH. -Jim

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