What else can I try to create the pressure in the fuel pump?

Tiny
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  • 1987 OLDSMOBILE 442
1987 oldsmobile sierra cutlass- the fuel pump has no pressure even after it was replaced. It makes a noise and there is still no pressure
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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 1:41 AM

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Tiny
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You may have a bad new pump. It is possible to get bad new parts.

Check for kinked hoses especially in the tank.

Roy
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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 1:45 AM
Tiny
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The pump has been repaired twice already and i've checked for all problems. There is still no pressure
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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 1:52 AM
Tiny
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Well, there still is an issue if the pump is running. I know this sounds stupid but fuel level in the tank could be an issue as well.

If not, then it is time you got help from a shop who can visually inspect the system

Roy
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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 2:02 AM
Tiny
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FUEL FILTER BEEN REPLACE ON SCHEDULE?

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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 2:19 AM
Tiny
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I DON'T KNOW YOUR RIG

IT'S A LOT NEWER THAN BOTH OF MINE. BUT PEOPLE CONSIDER YOURS OLD

HAVE YOU TINKERED (OR CAN IT EVEN BE DONE?) WITH THE WIRING (OR OVER THE YEARS IT HAS BEEN TINKERED WITH) AND POSSIBLY SOMEHOW CROSSED THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE TO THE PUMP----NOW IT'S RUNNING. BACKWARDS?

THIS MIGHT ACCOUNT FOR HEARING IT AND IT NOT PICKING UP THE FUEL?

OK.I'LL STAY OUT NOW

THE MEDIC
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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 2:25 AM

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