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owlass

2011 Plate S Max Low Fuel ?? :s

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i have a 2011 S-Max 2.0 Petrol. for the last 2 weeks my engine management light comes on for a couple of miles and then goes back off. it has not gone into limp mode or change any performance in the car.

i took it to a garage and got the fault code p2636 low fuel pressure. i am usually good with cars but with this one havent got an idea what could be the fault any ideas as it doesnt even have a fuel filter which i thought would of been the problem at 1st.

thanks for your time

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Like you say, fuel filter is usually the culprit but not the case here.

Dirty fuel lines or crud in the fuel pump maybe?

;)

Fuel pump possibly? Or crap in the fuel lines id guess

Ahem :p

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so what do you recomend, clean the fuel lines out beofre the fuel pump? if it not that you think the fuel pump?

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maybe a pierced hole in the fuel line before the pump, that another reason i am thinking?

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so what do you recomend, clean the fuel lines out beofre the fuel pump? if it not that you think the fuel pump?

Maybe a good flush with a fuel additive like BG44K.-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bg44K-/300921204031?pt=UK_Vehicle_Oils_Lubricants_Fluids&hash=item46104d2d3f

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were is the fuel pump located on this car, is it possible to clean the pump out, if so how do i do it? :D

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ill have a try of that tomorrow, any other ideas apart from the fuel pump just incase, if it is low fuel pressure it is before the fuel pump if i am correct not after yes?

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ok ill try cleanin the fuel filter an fuel lines tmra, u think checkin the fuel pressure sensor mite b the prob? i just want to get all the maybe's so i can check them all at once. i got autodata to check what the reading should b for the sensor

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no not a smell atall that i can notice meself, wudnt even notice ther was a prob with the car apart frm the fact the eml came on and gave that fault code so want to get it sorted before it gets any worse

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