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When Going Up A Hill The Engine Dies, Could It Be The Fuel

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When Going Up A Hill The Engine Dies, Could It Be The Fuel Pump?
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

1996 Cadillac sts, 145,000 miles, north star engine

Yes that could be the fuel pressure.

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About your vehicle.

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You will want to check the fuel pressure to see if it is too low. Also that the filter is not restricting the flow of fuel.

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Then, the exhaust may be a little bit restricted. You can have a back pressure test done on it at most exhaust shops to see if the cat is clogged.

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If they are both ok, then you will want to take a sample of the fuel to be sure that it’s not contaminated.

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