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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2015 Thread Starter
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I'm Just trying to eliminate the obvious

You guys know your mustangs. I just have been loving mine for a long time and know the basics but don't know where to turn now. I don't currently have a reliable mechanic, This stang has spent many spoiled years going to dealerships and with mama being bent over a barrel to just pay out the nose for whatever they said I needed done. I'm over that!
Can someone please confirm or contradict or concede that my fuel pump, and hopefully only my fuel filter could be the reason my car is having trouble starting and RUNNING in the heat after stops and starts, I had to ride my brake like a clutch today to get my stang back home and use my mans car to get to work, not cool.
Need to diagnose and fix asap. You guys have ideas opionions please please throw some mechanic wisdom and grease monkey greatness my way. Today! Thanks

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2015
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Heat only problems would make me think it's NOT the filter....could you describe all the symptoms for us and we'll try and make an internet guess.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-23-2015
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Give us some more specifics and we can definitely help out.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-24-2015
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Explain what you mean by it "has trouble starting." does that mean it cranks for a while then starts up? If you prime it before starting, turn the key on, then off, then on, then off, then start it, does that change anything? If so then you have a leak in the fuel system where your pressure is bleeding by somewhere, usually it is a pump on these cars. Good luck.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-25-2015
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no check engine light?
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