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CHEVY CHANGE FUEL PUMP NOW WILL NOT START

2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

Electrical problem
2004 Chevy Tahoe V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 70000 miles

Changed out suspected bad fuel pump. Now the car will not start? Do I have to do anything special with the new pump?
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Gztbc5
November 9, 2008.



You may need to bleed the fuel system.
Open the air bleed valve on the fuel manager/filter.
Connect a hose to the air bleed valve and place the other of the hose in a suitable container.
The diesel/water mixture is flammable and may be hot. To avoid personal injury or property damage, do not allow the diesel/water mixture to come in contact with skin, open flame or a hot engine. Do not overfill the container holding the fuel mixture as heat from a warm engine or any another heat source may cause the fuel to expand and leak from the container that may lead to a fire.
Remove the F/SOL fuse from the fuse panel.
Crank the engine in short intervals of 10-to-15 seconds until clear fuel is observed at the air bleed hose (wait for 1 minute between cranking intervals)
Remove the hose and close the air bleed valve.
Install the F/SOL fuse and start the vehicle. Allow the vehicle to run at idle for 5 minutes.
Check for fuel leaks, and clear any Diagnostic Trouble Code's (DTCs)