Yes, the VIN code is part of the VIN#.
Have him spray carburetor cleaner into the air intake and see if that keeps the engine running. If so, he has a fuel delivery issue. No matter which engine (VIN code) it is, the fuel pump relay is located in or near the main relay/fuse/junction box. The code basically tells us which location in the box it is.
You said he mentioned the fuel pressure was low. How low? Can he rent or borrow a fuel pressure tester from a parts store to check? Have him listen for the relay and pump activating when he turns the key to On and Start. Have him use a meter or test light to see if the fuel pump (in the fuel tank, at the top) is getting power.
Friday, February 8th, 2019 AT 8:01 PM