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Fuel line issues is it true if the fuel pump doesnt have enough pounds pressure it needs to be replaced

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  • urgemini4eve Apr 19, 2009

    need install instructions possible diagram of the location of the fuel pump

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Yes ... most factory fuel pumps run at 35lbs of pressure on fuel injected vehicles ... if the pressure is not enough then the injector relays arent sending enough fuel if any into the cylinder ... 1 way to check is to turn the key to the starting position after raising the hood of course ... look on the fuel rail there should be what looks like a valve stem. with the car turned on use a standard tire guage and apply same as testing air in a tire just make sure you are NOT smoking while trying this if the guage reads anything below 30lbs ... the fuel pump needs replaced. if the guage reads 30 or more ... check the injector relays

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Yes your engine is fuel injected and is pressure sensetive so a weak fuel pump with low prerssure creats a real problem for the best performance of the vehicle

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    Ronald Mueller Apr 19, 2009

    the fuel pump is an electronic one located inside the tank itself you will have to drop tank in order to gain access to the pump there are hoses that disconnect from it and a electric connection plug. no diagram is needed for rep[lacing the pump

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