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1995 Chevy Silverado 1500, 305 V8 Stalling

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August 4th, 2009, 10:40 AM   #1  
1995 Chevy Silverado 1500, 305 V8 Stalling

Engine Performance problem
1995 Chevy V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 175000 miles

'95 Chevy 305 V8
Truck idles in Park & Neutral just fine.
The truck cuts out and stalls after stopping.
Several things have been replaced.
Throttle Position Sensor
PCV Valve Distributor & Rotor
Fuel Filter
Spark Plugs

We have checked everything simple so far. We are leaning toward the fuel pump but we want to check the pressure & pressure regulator. There is no way to check the pressure. There is one fuel line and a return line.
Can someone explain how you check the fuel pressure?
Surely there is some trick that the dealership or a technician does to check the fuel pressure?
I'm leaning towards cutting the rubber part of the fuel line and installing a "T" and connecting a fuel pressure hose/gauge to check and see whats going one before buying and changing the fuel pump.

Any tips?


Last edited by natemclain; August 4th, 2009 at 10:42 AM.
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August 4th, 2009, 10:46 PM   #2  
there is an adapter that goes in place of the fuel filter or look back at an older thread about tbi

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