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Starting problem after engines warm smell gas

My truck starts no problem after sitting over night or for a long period time. Each time after it seems like it is flooding or takes several turn overs to get started.

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I had the same problem. It may start to or already is stalling as you slow down or stop. I changed my fuel pressure switch located right on the fuel rail on top of the motor. It's about $80.

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