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Just a reminder:

As the weather gets warmer, especially 70+ F, for those of us who have been frozen solid since January, the fuel pump may have been working OK in the cold weather but if it's going to die it will happen very quickly when the weather gets warmer.
Don't run on less than 3/4 tank if possible and it will last longer, but once it starts to go it will eventually quit. Probably on a nice hot humid 88 degree day in traffic like mine. It was fine driving to work in the morning, but only made it halfway home. Sometimes if you stop and let it cool for 5-10 mins. it will go a little bit farther, but it just keeps getting worse.
 

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Originally posted by drivefaster:
Just a reminder:

As the weather gets warmer, especially 70+ F, for those of us who have been frozen solid since January, the fuel pump may have been working OK in the cold weather but if it's going to die it will happen very quickly when the weather gets warmer.
Don't run on less than 3/4 tank if possible and it will last longer, but once it starts to go it will eventually quit. Probably on a nice hot humid 88 degree day in traffic like mine. It was fine driving to work in the morning, but only made it halfway home. Sometimes if you stop and let it cool for 5-10 mins. it will go a little bit farther, but it just keeps getting worse.
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Is this like a Focus specific urban legend?
 

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If you have this much of a fuel pump problem, drop the blasted tank and change/remove the stinkin' thing.
It'll be a cold day in H when I make an effort to keep a tank at >3/4 to keep a fuel pump from frying.
 
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