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My 2002 silverado needed fuel (gas light on). Got

My 2002 silverado needed fuel (gas light on). Got fuel. Began to bog down and eventually quit. What could be wrong?

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Check fuel pressure at injector rail. It should be at least 45psi.
If it is low replace fuel filter. If pressure is still low you will need a new fuel pump.
Dirt from the bottom of the fuel tank may have burned the pump or blocked filter.

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