Not getting fuel to the injectors

Asked by Aug 03, 2009 at 07:30 AM about the 1995 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car has set for several years, and not been started for about 2 years.  Everything seems to be functioning O.K., just not getting fuel pressure.  I have had the line opened at the injector fuel rails and at the filter, nothing when turned on.  I just can't hear if the pump is doing anything.  I'm just wondering what else to check before I go through the challenge of changing the fuel pump.  Possibly relays, or ???  I have checked the fuel kill switch in the truck, seems to be O.K.

1 Answer

100

Since the car has been sitting the fuel pump is almost surely gummed up, try beating on the gas tank just for a temporary fix sometimes that will knock the impellers loose and work but would reccomend replacing even if it works.

Your Answer:

Ford Thunderbird Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,840
  • #2
    Larry Sturgis
    Reputation
    1,820
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    1,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
297 Great Deals out of 39,759 listings starting at $1,312
Used Chevrolet Corvette
79 Great Deals out of 15,067 listings starting at $3,700
Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 26,934 listings starting at $2,900
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
50 Great Deals out of 4,347 listings starting at $1,750
Used Pontiac Firebird
6 Great Deals out of 685 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford F-150
2,319 Great Deals out of 198,937 listings starting at $1,300
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
62 Great Deals out of 2,917 listings starting at $4,930
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
3 Great Deals out of 234 listings starting at $7,300
Used Jeep Wrangler
212 Great Deals out of 15,006 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.