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Old 02-21-2009, 01:47 AM
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When you turn the key without starting the truck, can you hear the fuel pump kick on then off? What does that sound like? My brother had a vehicle with a similar problem and it got to the point where he would have to give it gas just to keep it going while at an idle ('94 Jeep Grand Cherokee). It wasn't until I sat in the back seat and heard his fuel pump making this awful noise, but instinctively I knew that, especially while going uphill, there just simply wasn't enough fuel pressure getting to the front. Changed his pump and car was fine. I went with the Carter fuel pump on that one, (from your local auto parts store) and, knock on wood, he hasn't complained.
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