Question about 1988 Chevrolet C1500

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Anytime when i would put my truck under presure like going up a hill i would here a noise that would sound like a timeing chain making a clinging. and then my check engine light would come on.and then i would lose power but then i could put it in nutral while driving turn it off and then turn it on right away and the light would go off and everything would be ok. it kept getting worse and then one day while driving it woud almost shut down like it ran out of gas almost like you shut it off but it came right back on . then that would get worse now it does not run right at all. i gave it a tune up new coil and new brain and the timing is on . what could be going on.

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Possibly your fuel pump is going out. First try replacing the fuel filter and see if you can check the fuel pressure. Pressure should be 9-13 psi but book says you need a special tool to check it. Hopefully the filter is just clogged...

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