What would cause the engine to rev and then stall?

Tiny
TERRYRICHARDS1
  • 1997 CHEVROLET TRUCK
  • 210,000 MILES

My 97 chevy truck (5.7L) starts easily revs to 2800 rpm for about 5 seconds and dies. It has plenty of gas but the wires at the coil (3 wire connector) seem to be a possible problem, Could this be a bad ignition coil or what?

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Monday, July 30th, 2012 AT 9:11 PM

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Tiny
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Could be a coil or connection. But check your fuel pressure and check for a vacuum leak as well

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Monday, July 30th, 2012 AT 10:46 PM

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