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1990 Mazda Protege Question: chokes when turninh on almost empty tank

 

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tim_123, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Walla Walla, WA, May 27, 2010, 15:44
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when i have about 1/4 or less gas left in my fuel tank car kinda chokes when turning and giving it gas on the corners, but when it straightens out it works fine. could it be water in my fuel tank?

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    dandd May 27, 2010, 16:12
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    It could be several things and water could be one of them. Make sure that your gauge is correct though by filling your tank completely and then using up the gas until it starts to cut out and then fill up again and calculate the exact fuel level and compare that with your gauge reading.

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