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Very little fuel preasure on Explorer

Explorer quit running. Checked the spark and it was ok, then checked the fuel preasure, none. Went ahead and replaced the fuel filter and now have about 5 lbs preasure on the rail. How do I tell if it is the regulator or the fuel pump?

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There are two fuel lines on left side of engine if you trace the lines to the rail one after the regulator is the return line disconnect it and place line in bottle turn on key and measure how much is being drained to bottle should be very little if thers none then its the pump problem .always check power and grounds be for you replace the chek the plug right before the pump on frame rail at left rear leaf spring have seen problems with that plug. if you do replace the pump allways grind clean ground by the pump. hope this helps.

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