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No gas 1988 4x4 scottsdale

Fuel pump is good. And put in new fuel filter.Only start if poor gas into carb.

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Listen for the pump to see if it is actually pumping, your electrical might be hooked up improperly. Check to make sure the pump is installed correctly, not back wards. check to see that there are no pinched hoses, is it an electrical pump or vacuum pump?

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Hey there boatright33,

A few things things immediately come to mind.

There may be a problem with the engine controller. You could check the ODBII onboard diagnostics. Auto part stores will usually do this for you at no cost.

When you pulled the ones that were/went bad, how did the filters look? Could there be particulate matter still in the tank causing them to fail.

I always put this one off until last. Check the injectors. Are they gummed up?

Let me know what you find out
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