I got a 96 Pontiac sunfire and i put a fuel pump and fuel filter on and it still stop after a while of driving

Asked by Nov 13, 2015 at 08:10 PM about the 1996 Pontiac Sunfire

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Should verify fuel pressure, it should build up to about 37 to 42 lbs. and hold steady at a minimum of 32 lbs. for 3 minutes with the engine off. If it drops then need to do a dead head fuel pressure test. Then you can verify where a leak may be. It could be a bad injector, fuel line to the injector, or the regulator.

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ya should check your fuel pressure also what motor do you have if it is TBI you will not have 32 lbs port injection you will . but it sounds like you have a bad Ignition Module or coil. when it stops next time check for spark and fuel


There is no TBI on that one.

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