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  • avatar MrShift@Edmunds 04/18/12 9:51 pm PST

    You can buy an inexpensive fuel pressure gauge which fits on a Schrader valve (like a bicycle tire valve) on the fuel rail over the engine. There's a reading for static pressure (engine not running) and running engine pressure.


    You could (very carefully) just press down on the valve to see if gas squirts out but NEVER do this with the engine running and wear eye protection. This won't tell you anything about pressure but at least you know there's gas going to the injectors.

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  • MrShift@Edmunds 04/18/12 9:51 pm PST

    You can buy an inexpensive fuel pressure gauge which fits on a Schrader valve (like a bicycle tire valve) on the fuel rail over the engine. There's a reading for static pressure (engine not running) and running engine pressure.


    You could (very carefully) just press down on the valve to see if gas squirts out but NEVER do this with the engine running and wear eye protection. This won't tell you anything about pressure but at least you know there's gas going to the injectors.

  • mattmutert 04/18/12 10:09 pm PST

    Thank you. I am not getting any pressure what so ever. i have checked the fuses so it looks like i will be changing a fuel pump this weekend. Any good tips or tricks would be appreciated

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