98 ford taurus broke down

Asked by Mar 30, 2012 at 12:47 AM about the 1998 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

wnt up a hill and decided to quit and wont restart, earlier this week when going up a hill it backfired

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Sounds like a fuel issue. Assuming that you have more than a half tank of gas, and that it is a relatively steep hill. Either your fuel pump is getting weak or your fuel filter is in need of replacement. If you however are running near empty, like many of us do these days, it may be an issue of your fuel sending unit inside the tank not being able to pickup fuel.

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