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The car starts but then bogs out and dies after a few seconds. I loose fuel pressure during that time until the car dies. The pump will cycle on when i turn the key. It holds at 42lbs of pressure. Goes to 50lbs after i start it then drops down to 45lbs and then quickly to 30lbs and then a continual drop until it dies. I replaced the fuel filter.

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Check the fuel pressure regulator.

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