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Old 09-01-2010, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by dockpalm
I have a 1990 454SS pickup with 17,000 mi that I purchased new. The truck is totally stock. Unfortunately I let it sit too long recently and it will not start. Cranks good and has good spark. Runs if I dump a little gas in the intake. Fuel pump runs and seems to have good fuel flow to the TBI but nothing from the injectors. Any good ideas on the failed or plugged component?? Thanks BD
Hearing the pump doesn't mean anything, put a pressure gauge on it.
If it has been sitting a long time I would check out the electrical part of the TBI for bad grounds. It was a fairly common issue and sitting can make it worse
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