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Questions tagged [fuel-pressure]

The pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors.

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2010 Ford focus failed MOT TDCI

The mechanic plugged the computer and got these faults: Exhaust gas recirculation control circuit (circuit hight) Exhaust gas recirculation value frozen. Fuel pressure control value. Injector control ...
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Dodge Ramvan B250 starts after 10-15 seconds crank - where is the fuel?

I have a 1989 Dodge Ram Van B250 TBI 5.2L 318ci engine. It takes about 10-15 seconds of cranking to start the engine. After it gets hot sometimes it never starts. I'm getting afraid of taking it ...
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Is common-rail unreliable by nature?

After having a common-rail diesel car with low mileage who broke 4th injector, and one year after the 1st injector, I tend to be suspicious about the system. It features a deposit where fuel is at ...
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Replace fuel rail pressure sensor in 2006 Mercury Mountaineer?

The car is a 2006 Mercury Mountaineer V6, got about 150k miles. The dealership sale rep is telling me my fuel rail pressure sensor is shorting out and needs to be replaced. Apparently, its causing ...
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Do I have a fuel pressure or injector problem Part 2

This is a continuation of my previous fuel pressure / injector question. So the missing part for my fuel pressure gauge came in and I was able to do a few more tests. The first thing I think is that ...
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Why are there separate Fuel Pressure Regulator and Maximum Fuel Pressure Tests?

There are a few different active fuel pressure tests listed in the 97 Mazda 626 GF Work Shop Manual ( European ). The first two are an idle pressure test ( 30 - 36 psi ) and a fuel pressure regulator ...
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Do I have a fuel pressure or injector problem, or am I just chasing ghosts?

I just did a fuel volume test on my 98 Mazda 626 2L GF. According Tim Giles book Automotive Service: Each injector is energized for 15 seconds... Variations of more than 5 ml calls for replacement ...
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Do fuel pressure regulators allow some fuel to flow even when not turned on?

I'm completely rewriting this question since I really wasn't clear before. When discussing a fuel system with a return line and a vacuum operated fuel pressure regulator such as this: Where it says "...
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Can't get a fuel pressure reading

I wanted to test out my fuel system components on my 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L, so I hooked up my fuel pressure gauge between the fuel filter and the fuel rail. I've used this gauge on this car before, and ...
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Can't find schrader valve

I have a 89 camaro with a 350 engine, where can I find the fuel valve where I connect the fuel pressure tester? I looked up videos on where it's located but mine doesn't seem to have it, is there ...
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How Much Pressure Drop across the fuel filter is normal / acceptable?

I was just curious how much of a pressure drop is usually normal across a fuel filter on a typical consumer passenger car?