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1986 chevy truck: (1) were is the fuel filter located...bad fuel punp

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I have a 1986 chevy truck. (1) were is the fuel filter located. (2) If I have a bad fuel punp. how to test it to see if it is bad. (3) what would be the best way to change is out. Thanks
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  frank replied 7 years ago.

Which truck and engine?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Reply to frank's Post: It is a 1986 S10 truch Ext. Cab with a 2.8 liter eng. Auto Trans.
Expert:  frank replied 7 years ago.
Carbureted 2.8 has the fuel filter in the carb behind the 1" hex nut at the fuel inlet line.To test the pump,remove the line and route it into a bottl-it should move 1 pt in 15 seconds and with a gauge on it it will be 3-5 psi.To change it is a matter of getting to the lines and bolts from underneath,its tight.Frank
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Reply to frank's Post: Will this test to see if the fuel pump is working and what is the best way to change out fuel pump in tank.
Expert:  frank replied 7 years ago.
This is carbureted?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Reply to frank's Post: yes it is carbureted
Expert:  frank replied 7 years ago.
The fuel pump is mounted on the engine block in front on the drivers side if I remember right.It tight,but can be done.You need flex sockets swivels and extensions.
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