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Dec 15, 2019, 8:38 PM

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hey everyone
i did a fuel pressure test and it took about 2-3 minutes to rise to the right psi is this normal? every other car i tested it went up right away it's a 2009 dodge caliber sxt 2.0l thanks.

Tom Greenleaf
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Dec 16, 2019, 12:26 AM

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That's a long time. Too long so check for leak-down being too fast.

Just curios what symptoms it has and what prompted you to test it?


Hammer Time
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Dec 17, 2019, 2:05 PM

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2-3 minutes?

The fuel pump only runs for 2 seconds when the key is first turned on so I don't know how that is possible.


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