If you can’t start your vehicle, or your vehicle’s engine is sputtering or dying, you may be having issues with your fuel line. Tow your vehicle to a mechanic if you need to find out for sure. However, you should be able to narrow down the cause of your problem. Here are signs of a faulty or clogged fuel line, although the problem could exist throughout your fuelling system:
Can’t Start The Engine
If your engine won’t turn over, you may have a clogged fuel line or a fuel line that’s punctured and leaking. Your fuel line brings fuel from your fuel tank to your engine, and when that fuel doesn’t make the journey, well, your vehicle simply won’t work.
If you see smoke in your engine compartment, it is dangerous! Faulty fuel lines can cause fuel to spray or leak out, and fuel that comes into contact with a heat source may ignite. Smoke could be the result of a faulty fuel line. Do not leave your vehicle running if it is smoking. Stop, shut off your engine, and walk away from the vehicle.
Engine Is Cutting Out
If your fuel line is blocked or leaking, your engine won’t get enough fuel, or it’ll get fuel in inconsistent spurts. That’ll cause engine sputtering or it may force your engine to cut out. Don’t run your engine if it is sputtering. A sputtering engine will likely damage itself. You’ll need to have your vehicle towed to a location where it can be repaired.
Fuel lines, like anything in an engine, are liable to break over years of wear and tear. Or, a fuel line may take on some spontaneous damage in its lifetime. For example, I’ve seen a Chevy truck fuel line damaged from a blunt force caused by the high-centering of the vehicle. Fully functional fuel lines [...]
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