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Car will not start.

Turns over, has spark. Not sure on fuel but will be checking by taking off line going to intake. How do i check the pump and pressure regulator. I am assuming it is a fuel problem but could be a sensor. Any advice to trouble shoot with limited tools would be appreciated. Car is in Iraq and we would like to get it running again so we have wheels.

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You can check to see if the fuel pump is working by listening for a whirrling noise when you turn the ignition on,or open the gas door take the cap off and have somebody put their ear close to it to see if they can hear it. It only comes on for a few seconds when thr ignition is turned on. If you don't hear it the pump is bad.As far as the regulator goes, it's best to have a pressure tester for that.

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