truck keeps stalling like its not getting fuel like its choking its self out

Asked by Sep 21, 2013 at 07:07 PM about the 2000 GMC Sonoma

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

after replaceing
the fuel filter we found that i wasnt getting fuel pressure so changed the fuel pressure
regulator but it is still doing the same thing acting like its not getting any fuel but i can still
hear the fuel pump kicking on

4 Answers

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Check fuel pressure at fuel rail. Even if pump is working does not mean that its pumping good enough to give you the fuel pressure you need.

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Should be 50 to 55 psi on rail

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Yes pump for sure. Haven't been around a fuel pump change on a small truck yet. It is a pain on the 1/2 tons. Advise. Hose all gravel off of the top of the tank. Take the driveshaft out. Usually a weak pump can still move fuel it just cannot build pressure. I take the filter out and slip on a hose and let the pump drain the tank into a pail. Makes the tank alot easier to handle. 2000 should have the quickconnect fuel lines you'll need the cheap separation tools.

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On a Sonoma 2000, where is the fuel pressure regulator? Thanks

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