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"fuel pump is ok filter ok gas to the thorttle body but want start.if you pour gas in thorttle bod it runs .whats my problem 97 chey z71 --- Having the exact same problem here?? Any information or advice you can offer would be greatly appreciated.

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Try the fuel pressure regulator: if it's stuck open you'll never get the 45+psi at injectors that's required. if it's stuck open you'll need a new one, and when you need a new one, you're going to be encouraged to buy a new spider (one with proper injectors and not poppets). that's where i'm stuck, i can't really afford the $250....

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Could be fuel injector poppet valves sticking, what model engine?

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