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Fuel system repair or replacement in Taunton

It starts from the moment your new car leaves the showroom. Your car needs fuel and unfortunately this has the potential to clog the system over the years.

Providing that your service schedule is adhered to (fuel filter replaced) then keeping muck out of the system should be a breeze.

The fuel system is a pretty simple. It consists of the petrol cap, filler hose, fuel tank, fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel injection system and numerous fuel lines.

The most troublesome components are generally the fuel pump, injectors and associated wiring modules.

With modern diagnostic machines we can identify, repair or replace the faulty components with ease.

If you feel that your car isnt running right, then book it in today by calling us on 01823 330755.

Fuel injector repair or replacement

Your fuel injectors spray fuel into the engine cylinders. Providing they are working correctly you should be smooth running.

Fuel is delivered into the fuel injectors in a liquid form. It is then converted into a mist, which will then be sprayed into the cylinder so that it can burn quickly and efficiently.

If one or more of your fuel injectors are damaged, it will not carry out this function, and your vehicle will operate without full power.

Common symptoms that indicate you may need to replace the Fuel Injectors are:

  • Engine misfires
  • Poor Miles per
  • Fuel leak
  • Smell of fuel
  • Dashboard light (check engine) is illuminated

If you are experiencing any of these issues, please call us to discuss further and book your vehicle in.

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Fuel pump system repair or replacement

In modern vehicles the electric fuel pump is generally inside the fuel tank.

If the pump begins to fail you will usually start to hear a strange sound coming from the rear of the vehicle, where the fuel tank is located. You may hear a clicking noise  on occasion and/or your vehicle may struggle as it accelerates.

It can be relatively difficult to get to in some circumstances but replacement may become necessary.

Fuel filter replacement in Taunton

The fuel filter is unlikely to give you any problems if the manufacturers maintenance schedule is adhered to.

Its job is to remove contaminants from the fuel to ensure that the engine is not subjected to harsh debris or unwanted moisture.

However, after thousands of miles of use the filter may become become clogged, thus restricting the flow of fuel to the engine. This will undoubtedly result in a vehicle that runs rough, idles poorly, stalls out or simply won’t start.

When fuel delivery is deemed to be the problem, replacing the fuel filter is easy enough in most cases. Replacing the fuel filter wont break the bank and will ensure that your car or van runs to the best of its ability.

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