A defective fuel pump check valve (which maintains fuel pressure in the system when the vehicle is not running) may lead to long cranking times or hard starting (sometimes with stalling). The fuel pump should be replaced. However, if these symptoms are accompanied by Check Engine Light illumination, there may be a problem with the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor.
Hard starting due to leaking fuel pump check valve on Chrysler LHS
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Engine affected: 3.5L V6
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2001 Chrysler LHS- 3.5L V6Visitor
Windows and fuel valve
does not leak when car is turned off.
Car shut-off while driving and won't start back up. Is this the fuel pump or the coil?
car would suddenly stall without warning but would start right back up with no problem, now the...
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