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Anything but the fuel pump!

Son ran the truck out of gas, and then killed the battery waiting for a ride! I charged up the battery, put three gallons of gas in the truck, and now it will crank, but will not catch. I distinctly CANNOT hear the fuel pump cycle. I even got underneath the truck to listen for it. Anything else it could be besides the fuel pump? Hate the idea of replacing that!

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More then likely the fuel pump is shot. Might be the fuel pump relay but from experince it's the fuel pump. And changing the fuel pump isn't that hard on pickups. I have done several on the ground lowering the tank but if that dosn't sound pleasing you can take the bed off the truck. 6-8 bolts for the bed, two wire connectors for the tail lights, two hose clamps for the fuel inlet and vent tubes, and two guys to lift off the bed.

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