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Shraeder valve Wrong guage?

I put a fuel preasure guage on the shraeder valve but--- It only shows 12 psi Got the guage at Graingers. Could this be a pressure guage but not a fuel pressure guage or would any pressure guage be ok. TIA

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your truck would run like crap a 12 psi unless you might have a FPR going out

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I checked the packing list and it says 100 psi pressure guage but does not say fuel pressure guage so I suppose I ordered wrong and have to get a fuel pressure guage. I don`t know if it makes a difference but guess it does. Truck runs good.

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fuel or oil pressure the guage is used for the same purpose. reading psi

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Try another gauge just to make sure.

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Thanks guys, I have another ordered that`s a fuel pressure gauge rather than just pressure gauge. My truck runs too good to have 12 psi the pressure gauge was showing so I sent it back. Will let you know when the new one is installed w/pics.

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maybe it was an air pressure gauge you originally got.
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