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My car ('99 taurus sw se dohc) will not start. starter works, engine will not turn over. does not seem to be getting fuel. replaced fuel filter. is there anyway to tell if this is a bad fuel pump without straight out replacing it?

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  • jengoffwilli Oct 05, 2010

    The pump does run-just barely-momentarily when we turn the key over. Do I need to go buy a fuel pressure guage or just replace the pump? When we disconnected the fuel pressure regulator, no fuel came out of the diaphragm. When we disconnected the fuel line just outside the tank, fuel did come out.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    We replaced the fuel pump, still will not start. It seems the fuel pump is not turning on.

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Yeah check the pressure with a fuel gauge should have around 40 psi or so. can u hear the pump run momentarily when you first turn the key over? if u have no fuel pressure then remove the backseat and check the wiring and make sure theres power to the pump.

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