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95 7.3 fuel issue

Hopefully someone can steer me in the right direction here.. My trucks been having this issue where the fuel filter light comes on while driving at highway speeds or under heavy acceleration, and shortly after the truck will choke itself of fuel and die out, after some cranking it would go again. I replaced fuel filter with no luck. The problem recently got way worse, to where I could barely drive the truck without it dieing. So I replaced the fuel pump, and the problem got much better, but I was still getting the fuel filter light at high speeds and heavy acceleration. So I ran some fuel system cleaner through it, and for about 10 minutes after that I had no light, even under heavy acceleration. Then the truck completely died once again, except with no fuel light this time. And now I can't even get it going again. It just cranks and sputters. The fuel bowl
Is full of fuel, so I know fuel is getting to that point. I'm at a loss as to what to do next, and in kind of a panic as I need the truck to plow tonight. Any help
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.
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Both tanks (try switching tanks)? Maybe the in-tank strainer(s), als known as "shower heads" have deteriorated. Also, check the wiring for the fuel bowl harness carefully for possible shorts with each other. The IPR wiring is all part of that and fuel leaks can do a number on the wiring insulation. Cheers!

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What about the IPR screen? Is that in the inlet to fuel filter bowl? I don't know but if you haven't cleaned it, it would be a good idea.

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