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The truck will not turn over if I put gas directly in to the air intake it will start and run fine I can restart it but if leave it off for a couple hours it will not turn over. originally I had a check engine light I put it on the computer and it gave me a code for MAF low I believe so I cleaned the MAF and have not had this code reappear so I?m guessing it?s the fuel pump Thanks in advance for your help

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This sounds like you are losing the prime in the fuel pump. I would hook up a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and after running the car, shut it down and see if the pressure drops over time. If the fuel pressure drops then replace the pump.

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