TO BUY A FUEL PUMP OR NOT TO BUY A FUEL PUMP THAT IS THE QUESTION!

Asked by Oct 02, 2012 at 07:38 PM about the 1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I HAVE A 1997 CHEVY 1500 AND IT DOES NOT WANT TO START. THEY TOLD ME TO CHECK THE FUSES I CHANGED THEM NO CHANGE. THEY SAID CHECK THE FILTER AND FUEL PUMP AND THEY ARE PASSING GAS. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT IS WRONG WITH IT. I NEED HELP!!! D=

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you need to check fuel PRESSURE, not just, yep its got gas. the chevy vortec motors require 62psi fuel pressure to start.

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If your fuel pressure is good, check to make sure you have spark. It could be an electrical problem. Good luck.

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