2000 Silverado wont start

martknip
15

Asked by martknip Dec 29, 2009 at 01:54 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello the truck is the v6 2000, changed the fuel filter the other one was clogged seriously, and they are sparks at the spark plugs, before this issue happend i parked my truc,k and it was running just fine when i parked it but in the morning when i tried it turned but does not start.....anf the temp was at 37degrees ferenheit.... plugs smel like gas, but one thing i noticed is that the fire on the plugs where more orange than red blue spark...Maybe distributor cap??
thank you

2 Answers

Dan Lack
45

Check the fuel pressure on the truck should be around 58-60 p.s.i those truck have alot of problems with fuel pumps. you still might get pressure but not enough for the truck to run.If you are getting spark to the plugs its more likey a fuel problem, also the 4.3L vortec V6 has spider injectors and the fuel pressure regulator tends to leak on them,and the injectors do tend to have problems too. hope this helps

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Delana Coates
60

Need to know on 2000 Silverado where the fuel pressure regulator is located at?

6 out of 6 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2000 chevy Silverado wont start when raining? 1 answer

    Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 Silverado passlock 2 issues 12 answers

    2003 Silverado fires when cranked and shuts off, and radio goes into locked mode. I can take ground on battery lose and wiggle it and can hear the clicking of the computers, then tighten it back up a...

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 chevrolet silverado passenger side not firing 4 answers

    we pulled a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 5.3 single cab 4wd into the garage today with a misfire thought it was plugs but changed em and didn't fix it the whole passenger side head isn't firing or will fi...

    Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Silverado 1500 4x4, eliminating 4x4 6 answers

    2000 Silverado 1500 4x4, High mileage lawn service truck with broken 4x4. Now starting to grind in case, I removed front axles and driveshaft and noise is gone. Is it ok to leave everything off and ju...

    2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 silverado wont start 1 answer

    my 2003 chevy Silverado 5.3 truck will run just fine then when I park it for several hours go back out and try to start it it will hit then die and after several tries wont start.sometimes if I wait ...

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Bed 4WD

    -

    General

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 califcarson
califcarson
Reputation 1,040
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 800
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 800
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500"
692 Great Deals out of 59,664 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford F-150"
2,103 Great Deals out of 121,851 listings starting at $988
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 1500"
599 Great Deals out of 11,938 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD"
335 Great Deals out of 28,909 listings starting at $350
Used Toyota Tundra"
446 Great Deals out of 16,347 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota Tacoma"
505 Great Deals out of 23,488 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
418 Great Deals out of 28,877 listings starting at $2,495
Used Jeep Wrangler"
352 Great Deals out of 42,092 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD"
12 Great Deals out of 278 listings starting at $3,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500"
8 Great Deals out of 260 listings starting at $5,000
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty"
425 Great Deals out of 36,722 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
509 Great Deals out of 30,071 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
162 Great Deals out of 91,231 listings starting at $23,498
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
198 Great Deals out of 8,473 listings starting at $16,995
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
215 Great Deals out of 7,084 listings starting at $12,499
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
157 Great Deals out of 4,948 listings starting at $8,977
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
174 Great Deals out of 5,015 listings starting at $7,995