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My 1997 won't start without starter fluid. I can hear the fuel pump working at start up and after I start it with starter fluid it drives fine and will start on it's own if I drive it for more then 10 minutes or so and not leave it sit for more than an hour. Everyone seems to think it's the fuel pressure regulator. Can you help?

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I have a 98 that had the same problem and it was my intake that was bad, I would try replacing the regulator first you can pick one up for about $53.00 at your local parts store. If thats not the problem get your fuel pressure checked it should be around 60 to 65 PSI.

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