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PostSubject: Bad fuel pump?   Bad fuel pump? EmptySun Oct 19, 2014 9:18 pm

In a '98 Riviera, under heavy throttle, particularly going uphill, the engine dies but will start afterwards. Could this be a dying fuel pump?
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PostSubject: Re: Bad fuel pump?   Bad fuel pump? EmptyFri Nov 14, 2014 4:27 pm

Yes, but it could also be the fuel pressure regulator. Rent or borrow a fuel pressure gauge and find out what your fuel pressure is.

98 Riviera SC3800  All stock except gutted air box.
1970 Buick GS455 Stage1, TSP built 470BBB, 602HP/589TQ
Best MPH, 116.06 MPH, Best ET, 11.54
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