Mechanics

FUEL SYSTEM

1988 Chevrolet Silverado • V8 2WD Automatic • 180 miles

I have a 88 5.7L automatic chevy truck. When I would come to a stop the truck would die. It would start up but took a little longer to do so. I parked it for a couple hours and after that it wouldn't start. There was no gas spraying through the injectors(which are fairly new). Do you think it is the fuel pump?
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Brandeniv
February 14, 2011.




How long since a tune-up? Use a gage and check fuel pressure. Any applicable mil codes? Have a helper crank it, while you visually check for spark at the plugs. When you first turn the key on, no crank, can you hear the pump run for a few seconds?

JDL
Feb 14, 2011.


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