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Have a 96 cavalier that when start don't seem to have gas.... tank is 3/4 full car stalls...wait about 15 mins car will start.

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Replace the fuel filter, it's mounted above the rear axle bar, then check the fuel pressure. The pressure should be 18 lbs. and not waiver at all. You will need to purchase a kit to check the pressure on those cars because there is no port and you can not cut the fuel lines to install one -or- take it to a garage and have them monitor the fuel pressure. Fuel pressure loss is usually the pump quitting and slowing or stopping, fuel pressure that is unstable or incorrect is the fuel pressure regulator located on top of the TBI unit and easily replaced.

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Could be a fuel pump or sensor. or both either way they probably both need replacement

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