FUEL SYSTEM

  • Tiny
  • brandeniv
  • 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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Monday, February 14th, 2011 AT 9:10 PM

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  • JDL
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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?

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Monday, February 14th, 2011 AT 9:20 PM

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