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I have a 1988 Chevy truck. It suddenly stopped running and will not start. The fuel pump runs when the key is turned but is not pumping fuel. I have replaced the fuel filter and tried to pump fuel while the filter was off but still nothing. Any ideaas???

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It sounds like a break in the line inside the tank from the fuel pump

Posted on Nov 15, 2010

  • john sidor Oct 22, 2011

    well there are fuses inside the engine compartment look on firewall there should be a place for fuses there on the passenger side two plastic nuts take off and remove planel those should have what they are you my need to replace the fuse that says fuel relay

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