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Where is the fuel pressure regulator on a 1996 Chevy 5.0 Vortec gas engine?

Having problems with backfiring and smelling gas... poor acceleration and sometimes stalls. Changed fuel filter, plugs, fuel pump works. I am hearing about a fuel press. regulator. Where is that? I'm a girl, so no laughing.

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First you have to do fuel pressure test while engine running. The fuel pressure regulator is located on side of injector box
what about cap and rotor distributor have to be change
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on the fuel injector line

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Do a compression test on all of your cylinders when it is cold. Backfiring is a sign of a worn valve seat allowing mixed fuel and air (lit by spark) to be forced back into the intake. You will probably see compression loss on one or more cylinders.

Also... there is a chance that the EGR valve is not totally seated when the engine is cold with just a small blow by. The EGR valve seats coke up over time with black gunk.

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SOURCE: 93' chevy 4.3 V6 vortec. engine problem

fuel lines inside the intake plhenum may be cracked and leaking inside the plhenum. same thing happened to my 1992.sonoma. they are made of a plastic material and tend to crack right in the bend of these lines.

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them engines are very notorius for jumping time.

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