Starving for fuel

10

Asked by Sep 08, 2014 at 12:39 PM about the 1988 Chevrolet C/K 2500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We have a 88 chevy Scottsdale 2500, it is
getting fuel but won't stay running. New
pump, new filter.
if I give her gas in carb, she runs, however
when she runs out of direct fuel she chokes
out. Injectors work/spray

5 Answers

4,075

Could be the carb jets are clogged or the float is stuck. At its age, a rebuild or replacement of the carb may be needed. Unless you are attached to the carb in the vehicle, I would opt for a rebuilt unit. Not hard to put in just take your time and take pictures when removing the old one.

4,075

I just re-read your problem description again and you mention "Injectors work/spray". If you have a fuel injection system and not a carberator, troubleshooting is a little different. Which do you have for fuel delivery, a carb or fuel injection?

10

Injectors

10

Sorry, not an engine guru, it is a 2 barrel assembly with overhead injection

10

Fuel drips in when turning over and sprays when throttled

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

C/K 2500

Looking for a Used C/K 2500 in your area?

CarGurus has 266 nationwide C/K 2500 listings starting at $3,900.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet C/K 2500 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 2500 Experts

#1 joemom
joemom
Reputation 160
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 120
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
255 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
1,055 listings starting at $1,999
Used GMC Sierra 2500
3 Great Deals out of 182 listings starting at $6,990
Used Ford F-250
564 listings starting at $1,977
Used Ford F-150
3,396 Great Deals out of 203,564 listings starting at $1,273
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,154 Great Deals out of 57,810 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2000 Chevrolet C/K 2500 For Sale
40 listings starting at $3,900
1998 Chevrolet C/K 2500 For Sale
47 listings starting at $8,995
1997 Chevrolet C/K 2500 For Sale
24 listings starting at $3,995
1996 Chevrolet C/K 2500 For Sale
22 listings starting at $4,497