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1987 chevy r10 won't start

Car turns but won't start. Changed fuel pump but it works. Fuel pump turns on when ignition switche is turned. Fuses seem all ok. I looked for a fuel pump relay but can't find it anywhere on car. Help

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    Checked the carb for fuel flow, choke working, is it on time? Could be a lot of things.

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Assuming it is a fuel problem I checked at the carb. to be sure no gas was being pumped through the filter located under the power steering pump then the fuse on my 87 s10 was the ECM fuse.then check for the relay to click and the had to replace the oil pressure sending unit and mine started right up..the oil pressure must be about 4 lbs for the Pump tp operate...I loosened the fuel line to ck. for fuel but thats living dangerously...a pressure guage would be on the safe side......

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