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2002 Mustang GT.No fuel pressure at the Schroeder valve.How can I confirm it is my fuel pump? The pump assembly is expensive & I want to confirm it is the pump.

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You can check for power at the connector for the fuel pump while cranking, if you got power but no fuel you have bad pump. Also have a friend crank on the car while you bang the bottom of the tank with a rubber hammer, sometimes it will jar the pump just enough to get it running again.

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