1998 Chevrolet Tahoe


john hansen

September, 12, 2009 AT 9:55 AM

Engine Mechanical problem
1998 Chevy Tahoe V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 122651 miles

I have a 1998 Chevy Tahoe I drove my truck all day I ran it all the way empty I got gas everything was ok I was back and forth for a few hours I parked truck for 1 hour went to start it and it would not start I got it started by pumping the pedal it barely started I put it in gear and it died I got it started again got the rpms up and put it in drive and I was barely able to make in my drive way then I tried to rev up the motor and it was struggling it was like the plugs were fouled so I changed fuel filter again would not start so I pumped the pedal till it started it was running rough once I hit the throttle it dies out what do you think it could be the fuel pump is on I can here it I took off the fuel line after the filter and hit the key plenty of gas came out im stuck any advise thanks John El Cajon, California


2 Answers



September, 12, 2009 AT 11:28 AM

If you have the spider fuel system, fuel pressure is critical. 5.7L engine 60--66psi, I'd use a gage and make sure the pressure is ok.


john hansen

September, 13, 2009 AT 8:17 PM

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