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Got a 99 chevy silverado 4.8 are lean bank 1 and 2 put fuel pressure guage on and reading 20 ilbs pressure jumps to 41 ilbs . then drops back to 20 ilbs could it be the fuel pump?

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My info says fuel pressure 55--62 psi. Yes, probably the fuel pump. Usually low pressure is a problem on the supply side. You can be thorough, check proper voltage and ground at fuel pump connector. Check inline fuel filter. I've checked inline fuel filters before where the fluid that ran out looked like dirty water. Don't take connections loose from inline fuel filter unless your sure, no pressure on the system.
You could block the return line, where applicable, momentarily, to see if pressure will go high. If not, it should be the pump.

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