2000 Chevy Silverado hard start

Tiny
GORDON TARRANT
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  • 2000 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
Engine Mechanical problem
2000 Chevy Silverado 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 241000 kilometers

first start of the day is a hard start warm or cold shop crank and crank and finally fires up.
after first start it runs fine no missing at all.
i shoot some carb cleaner in the throttle body and it fires up right away. No check engine lights come on or anything.
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Monday, January 4th, 2010 AT 7:45 PM

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Tiny
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It sounds like low fuel pressure. What I need you to do is check fuel pump pressure. Here is a how to:

http://www.2carpros.com/how_to/how_to_check_fuel_pressure.htm

Pay special attention to fuel pressure drop off. THat is when you shut the key. Does the system hold pressure or does it drop quickly?

Let me know.

Joe
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Thursday, January 7th, 2010 AT 8:41 PM
Tiny
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Thanks for the advice that, s exactly what it was
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Friday, January 8th, 2010 AT 4:30 PM

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