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I think my 2000 f150 5.4 needs a new fuel pump
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Customer: ***** ***** I think my 2000 f150 5.4 needs a new fuel pump
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Hard to start measured fuel pressure and got 32 nlbs running a idle preswsure veries
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 1 year ago.

Hi. You may need a fuel pump. What is the fuel pressure if on a cold start you just turn the key to the ON position? Does it shoot right up to 35 or so? or do you have to cycle the key a few times to build pressure?