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1998 chevy g1500 van,100,000 miles, wont start without starter spray, then runs fine until press fully down on gas


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Oct 23, 2009, 11:05 AM

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Oct 23, 2009, 12:54 PM

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Re: 1998 chevy g1500 van,100,000 miles, wont start without starter spray, then runs fine until press fully down on gas Sign In

That sounds like a fuel pump failing. These are high pressure systems and they aren't very tolerant of pressure drops. You will have to test the pressure in the AM before starting it and see what the pressure is.These things need a minimum of about 55PSI



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