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    Get a pressure tester for the cooling system....

    Get a pressure tester for the cooling system. several parts stores rent them. that will help yo locate the leak. if you have to keep redoing water pump gaskets, something is wrong! more than likely...
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    New pump, pressure still low. as i said...

    New pump, pressure still low. as i said previously, poor/bad power or grounds in the fuel pump circuit can cause a good pump to fail to build proper pressures. you need to test the circuit before...
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    Very hard to follow your post with no...

    Very hard to follow your post with no punctuation. what year is the truck? auto or standard trans? after replacing the rear shaft it won't move in 2wd without grinding? does it move in 4wd without...
  4. What engine? do the compression test and check...

    What engine? do the compression test and check your timing first. let us know.
  5. when you have it on the scanner, force it rich...

    when you have it on the scanner, force it rich and lean. watch the fuel trims, O2's and MAP. i don't think that has a MAF? pay attention to how it runs while you do this. an exhaust leak close enough...
  6. I'm not talking about the O2's being your...

    I'm not talking about the O2's being your problem, just hoping to see if the PCM thinks it's rich or lean.
  7. Whats th fuel trims like? O2's?

    Whats th fuel trims like? O2's?
  8. You have a smoke machine? how about a scanner? if...

    You have a smoke machine? how about a scanner? if you can, look at the coolant temp & fuel trims. a bad coolant temp sensor can tell the PCM it's -40 degrees causing it to add more fuel than needed....
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    Again i ask, how was this truck running when you...

    Again i ask, how was this truck running when you got it? were all these parts put on trying to correct this problem?
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    How was it running when it was given to you? did...

    How was it running when it was given to you? did you ever run a compression test? what did the inside of the distributor cap look like when you changed it? did you rerun the fuel pressure test after...
  11. I prefer to use the compressor. however you do...

    I prefer to use the compressor. however you do it, it's a good idea to scrape the nooks and crannies to loosen the crud first if it's really dirty. 582175821758218 97 4.3 VORTEC. i got lazy on this...
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    You're more than welcome. I wan't to thank YOU...

    You're more than welcome. I wan't to thank YOU for letting me know the problem is fixed. knowing i was able to help someone solve their problem makes my day!!
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    Yes, you need to confirm the control circuit...

    Yes, you need to confirm the control circuit first. or cross your fingers and just replace it. it's been awhile,so i cant visualize the connector to tell you which pins to test at and my program with...
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    Was the misfire there before you changed the...

    Was the misfire there before you changed the gasket? if cylinder is misfiring and has good compression and spark, plug should be wet from fuel not burning. dry plug suggests little or no fuel in that...
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    Greetings! Did you verify it is cyl#5 ...

    Greetings!

    Did you verify it is cyl#5 misfiring? was there any strange noise on the first start after repairs? did you inspect the spark plug when you ran compression, was it wet from fuel or...
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    Which manifold? what engine?

    Which manifold? what engine?
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    P0155 is for bank 2 sensor 1 ( should be the...

    P0155 is for bank 2 sensor 1 ( should be the sensor closest to the exhaust manifold on passenger side) heater circuit malfunction. which one did you replace?
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    Specs are 62-66PSI BE ADVISED! a problem in the...

    Specs are 62-66PSI BE ADVISED! a problem in the fuel pump circuit (excessive voltage drop) can, and frequently does cause low pressure and premature pump failure. ALWAYS TEST THE CIRCUIT BEFORE AND...
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    X2 on the fluid checks. i'd also take a close...

    X2 on the fluid checks. i'd also take a close look at the front drive shaft U joints and play at T/Case & front diff pinion bearing.
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    Good choice! i doubt the pressure sensor is the...

    Good choice! i doubt the pressure sensor is the cause of the P0440. although it can cause that code, if its bad i would expect one of the pressure sensor specific codes also. more likely a loose or...
  21. What engine? TBI? did you change the cap? when...

    What engine? TBI? did you change the cap? when did this problem start? when & why did you replace dist? what is your compression? do a running compression test. this will give you a better idea of...
  22. Very true. i have seen many cars with "extra...

    Very true. i have seen many cars with "extra connectors". none of my diagrams match those colors either. if you are sure everything is connected, dont worry about it. are you still getting codes?
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    P04440 is an EVAP code commonly associated with a...

    P04440 is an EVAP code commonly associated with a large leak. not specific to the vent solenoid that i know of. I'm in a rush right now, so google obd2 p0440 and you will get a good general...
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    Off the top of my head. no. why are you asking?...

    Off the top of my head. no. why are you asking? did i miss something?

    OH, for carl gee, you should start your own thread. that way more members will see it and possibly be able to help. i'll be...
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    GRAHAMWK IT JUMPED! You have just described a...

    GRAHAMWK IT JUMPED!

    You have just described a text book fuel pump pressure test failure! pump should reach full pressure on first key on prime cycle. i am surprised it starts with only 50 PSI. ...
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