why can't i get gas to my carb. 87 dodge ram 50

Asked by Dec 29, 2014 at 08:54 PM about the 1987 Dodge Ram 50 Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my ram 50 will only start if i put gas in the carb. I have a new fuel pump, filter, carb. and cist. Plenty of gas in the tank, new filter. This is a mechanical fuel pump.

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Sounds like you either have a clogged fuel line, broken fuel line, defective fuel pump (new ones can be defective out of the box), or a problem with the pick up in the gas tank. HTH. -Jim

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Hey Jim Thank's alot it was the pick up stpoed up. i had just cleaned the tank and though it would have been clean. But not the case it was filled to the rim. Thank's again Gene

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You're welcome, Gene. Glad to help. Thank you for the best answer click and happy new year. -Jim

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