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How to Replace a Fuel Pressure Regulator
Fuel pressure regulators helps the fuel injector let out the right amount of fuel and maintains constant fuel pressure for optimal fuel usage.

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Blazer wont turn over
You may have a leaking injection system and has filled one of the cylinders with fuel and caused engine to lock. You should check the engine oil to see if it is full of fuel and also remove all the...
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car turns over several times before starting.
The problem depending on vehicle sounds like you are losing fuel pressure when you turn off engine. It may have a bad fuel pump or pressure regulator. Have pressure tested to see if it holds pressure after turning off engine?...
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89 chevy camaro starts up but wont still on when i give it gas to go
Hi Delores. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a problem like you have described is due to a fuel delivery problem or inability to properly mix the air and fuel correctly. Some of the common causes include a...
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I have a 1988 Toyota celica and it looses rpm while idling and tries to die when letting off gas. Black smoke coming from exhaust.
You should have the fuel system checked to see if the fuel pressure is between 34 and 44 psi. If it is too high at idle then you need to replace the fuel regulator. If pressure is good then look...
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I have a 07 suburban ltz with 150, miles the fuel pump isn't cycling and takes a long time to strt how I check fuel mod wire color
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel pump module is protected by a relay, so you are correct in wanting to check the power supply to the unit before replacing it. It should be a full 12 volts. The...
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What will I need to change my fpr on my 96 Chevy Silverado 5.7 liter? I appreciate any advice and understand if you don't want to
It takes a mechanic about 2 hours. The main thing you have to keep in mind is gasoline is flammable and the vapors can accumulate and explode. You have to be mindful of even your shop light, and static electricity,...
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Car shake and miss fires but only when low on gas
Hello, thank you for writing in. A fuel pump issues is a very good assumption to make with the information given. When they are weak and having issues regulating fuel pressure, they begin having similar symptoms. You can verify this...
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When my car idles it sounds like its cutting off for a bit and then goes back to normal.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The code you are getting is for a pressure issue at the fuel rail. It is best to test pressure here because you know exactly how much fuel the engine is getting after having...
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I recently changed my starter tuned up my car and changed the oil but my car is having problems starting. I have to crank it a few
You should have the fuel pressure tested to see if the pressure is low or the pressure drops down and causes the hard start. If you can cycle the key on and off several times and then it starts up...
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possible stall issues
You may have a leaking fuel injector or too high or low fuel pressure. You will need to have a pressure leak down and pressure test to determine the cause. If pressures are good then you may have to scan...
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Hello i have a 1994 celica and I located my fuel pump relay is there anyway I can just reset it instead of buying a new one to
The relay is automatic reset and if it is not making contact then it needs replaced with a new one. The internal contacts may be bad and not making good connection. You cannot manually reset it.
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Running lean
With the fuel pressure low by 10 psi and leaking down indicates the pump in the tank or the pressure regulator is leaking down pressure. You will need to isolate the pump by blocking return line to see if pressure...
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Brand new fuel pump starter altn. And battery what would cause it not to kick over car is a 2006 hyundai sonata almost 200k miles
Hello, thank you for writing in. The car my be having an issue with the injectors themselves, with the main computer, or with a clogged line. There are several tests you can do at this point to help rule some...
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2004 trailblazer has gas but once I start it or if I leave it on for a while it shuts down. It also is shaking
You will need to have the fuel pressure checked to see if the fuel pressure regulator is leaking into the intake or an injector is causing the problem. Have computer scanned to get and diagnose the stored codes by a...
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I have a 1995 5.8 liter econoline van that is not maintaining fuel pressure on the fuel rail.l
Hello, thank you for writing in. One aspect to consider is that you may have a fuel line blockage. You can also install an in-line gauge before the fuel filter to test what the pressure is up to that point....
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Fuel pump not working.
The airbag system will keep the light on until the entire system is working properly and then codes are cleared. The fuel pump inertia switch on the car will need to be reset if it got tripped.
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My motor bogs down when going uphill but doesn't cut out just u have to kinda put ur foot in it to get up the hill
You will need to have the fuel pressure checked to see if the pump is giving the correct pressures and replace the pump in the fuel tank if it is not. If pressure is good then have computer tested for...
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Hello! I have a 2007 toyota camry Se,And I don't know where the "Fuel pressure regulator ",Was located.
Your fuel pressure regulator is mounted to the fuel pump module as part of the fuel pump assembly inside the fuel tank.
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I have a 2004 Dodge Durango that cranks up like it's out of gas I replaced the fuel relay fuse. My question is does it have a rese
You should listen to fuel tank when someone cycles the key on and off to see if you hear the pump run? Then see if you hear relay click on and off doing the same thing. If you do not...
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How can I be sure it is fuel pressure reg and not the pump?
If you suspect the fuel pump is not pumping enough pressure then you will need to have a fuel pressure test with a fuel gauge to check to see if the pressure is high enough or not. You can have...

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