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Old 06-11-2011, 06:54 AM   #1
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Default 03 sable HELP

OK need some help quick.
My brothers gotta opportunity to get a an 03' Sable with a twitch over 16k....but it has sat for couple of years.
new battery...turns over well....no fuel pressure....pulled off & replaced the fuel filter...& nothing coming out the hose.
The FP isn't activating....the fuses are good & relay is good...& yes added 5-6gal of gas.

the inertia switch is not tripped.....what else can we check
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:07 PM   #2
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Default Re: 03 sable HELP

[quote author=enriched link=topic=192026.msg4046705#msg4046705 date=1307789696]
OK need some help quick.
My brothers gotta opportunity to get a an 03' Sable with a twitch over 16k....but it has sat for couple of years.
new battery...turns over well....no fuel pressure....pulled off & replaced the fuel filter...& nothing coming out the hose.
The FP isn't activating....the fuses are good & relay is good...& yes added 5-6gal of gas.

the inertia switch is not tripped.....what else can we check
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If the car has set for a long time, the fuel pump may be locked up and you will need to replace it. The fuel turns to varnish after a long period of time. 16K on an 2003 Sable, wow!
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Old 12-01-2011, 07:01 AM   #3
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well that is what he did...took it to his mechanic.
the FP was shot....drop and flushed the gas tank.
as well as 4 new tires, flush & changed the coolant and changed the oil and filter in both engine and tranny...thinking that he even put in a new T stat
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