Hello work in small block 71 Chevy c20 starts only when I put gas in carb..do I have a bad fuel pump or sender unit? Also pulled gas line underneath should it be dripping gas

Asked by Apr 24, 2015 at 01:05 AM about the Chevrolet C/K 20

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Does it run after that? Most likely fuel pump. Pretty cheap part anyway. Make sure you have a good fuel filter. The sender doesn't have much to it. It's some tubes and a fuel level float

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