son's 2000 Taurus quit while driving. He said it acted like it was running out of gas. we towed it home. turns over and tries to fire but won't start. can hear fuel pump when turn key on.


Asked by Dec 13, 2013 at 09:14 PM about the 2000 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Check fuel pressure at fuel rail. All because fuel pump is coming on does not necessarily mean that it's producing enough pressure to start the car.

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