1988 Dodge Caravan Repair Question
1988 Dodge Caravan
Is the fuel pressure in spec?
I have not check that. Which is the best way to check the pressure?
You need a fuel pressure gauge that can be hooked up to the fuel port. There is a "small tire valve" looking valve that is in the fuel line in the engine compartment. The pressure on these are ctitical to be in spec.
OK, I will check into that. Now, even thou the van will not start. Will I be able to get a reading on the gauge?
I tried to find the spec for it in this situation, but the info I have says you need a scanner to command the pump on. I don't know that by cranking the motor that the spec may be produced or not.
My logic is this, You're get it to run with carb cleaner, so we know fuel is lacking, you can see fuel coming out the filter when cranking. The only thing I see left is that the pressure is not high enough, which pretty much comes down to a restricted filter or bad fuel pump.
By any chance, could I have injectors that are bad or blocked from the vehicle sitting for a while? So even thou the pump is pumping fuel, it might not be sending enough fuel. Is this correct? And I can blow through the filter.
That is what I suspect.