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Engine died immediately after starting after the truck set overnight on a steep incline. I loosened air bleeder screw after moving the truck to level ground and attempted to prime with no success. fuel tank was 3/4 full.

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    once after an overnight and once after setting for an hour.

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If you can power up the fuel pump by bypassing the relay... have the 12volt connected to the battery and see if there is enough fuel being sent. This may be a sign of weakening fuel pump. You may also have to inspect the tank, fuel line and the filter for dirt. The debris may just be weakening the fuel pressure.

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