Fuel problem

Asked by Oct 31, 2010 at 11:19 AM about the 1987 Ford Tempo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed the fuel filter and checked all the fuel lines. the will start but when i put the car in gear and step on the gas paddle it seems like the engine is not getting gas. has anyone had this problem. HELP

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check fuel injectors/carb because it could need to be cleaned or overhaulled

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replace the throttle position sensor.

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tps, low fuel pressure, cas sittin for a long time? rust in the tank will lead to rust build up in the lines. run good fuel treatment such as "Seafom" bout ten bucks a can n u jst need one but only add with a full tank of gas cuz if u add it to 1/4 tank or 1/2 tank mitxture is too potent n could eat away diaphrams on ur fuel injectors. fyi. DO NOT MIX FUEL TREATMENTS.

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