1956 tbird wont stay running fuel pump is good


Asked by Dec 16, 2013 at 11:08 AM about the 1956 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Could be a lot of things, carb problems, ignition components breaking down, voltage dropping too low to keep running, something floating around in the fuel tank plugging pickup until it dies then drops off, that is just a few of the things I have found on older vehicles.

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