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Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:09 am 
Tyre Shredder
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Hey All, I own a EF xr6 manual & just this week as i was travelling back to bathurst from sydney up a hill, i went to overtake another car working up the revs until I got to 2500rpm the the thing died back to 2000rpm then up again n the same problem! I thought maybe it was a one off thing, but the problems getting worse & more apparent now with normal driving. only 4000ks ago I gave her a service- oil, oil filter, fuel filter, plugs, air filter.....I thought maybe it the fuel filter got dirty cos I ran afw tanks to nearly empty, but I changed it this arvo & its still doing the same thing!.... so any ideas wat else it could be? fuel pump, computer, etc?

Thanks. Des.



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Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2005 2:04 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Yeah sounds like fuel pump to me, they often die when you run a tank really low. May also be spark plugs or leads but you said you just serviced it.
Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2005 7:06 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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I've had a similar problem, it ended up been that the plastic coupling between the fuel pump and its housing had come apart a bit. Its a three piece coupling and the top had come loose so it was just squirting fuel out the side, and no pressure was getting to the injectors.

Good luck.
Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:40 pm 
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yer that plastic thing is a biotch remove it and replace with rubber hose!




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