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2001 grand am 4cyl. fuel pump runs..engine turns over will not start. when gas is sprayed down intake it start for a few seconds..we figure it is the fuel pressure regulator? Location of regulator and how to remove and install new one?

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The fuel pressure regulator is located on fuel rack, top of motor.follow the chrome fuel lines on top of motor to the end next to drivers side of motor and you will see a round cylinder. that cylinder is your fuel pressure regulator.make sure to let pressure off those fuel lines before removig the regulator. you should have a valve on the fuel rack that looks like a tire valve, insert something pointed into that valve and gas will come out.that's the way you releive the pressure from the fuel pump.be advised that gas should come out of that valve, cover your eyes and face.

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