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88s10 blazer if I use starting fluid it will start but it…

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88s10 blazer if I...

88s10 blazer if I use starting fluid it will start but it will only run if I pump the throttle it dies but if I keep pumping the throttle it stayed running

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Blazer?

1988

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Blazer yourself? What have you tried so far?

I install a new fuel pump and strainer

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What size engine does you truck have in it and is it 2wd or a 4X4?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It is a 4/4 with a v6 2.8
Chevy Mechanic: kalamykid, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 11 months ago

Have you tested the fuel pressure?

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