2000 chevy silverado 1500 acts like its not getting gas fuel pump is good , wont start on its own if you spray gas it starts and runs only if your sraying gas into

Asked by Jan 14, 2016 at 10:40 AM about the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reg Cab Short Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You still have an fuel issue. Check the fuel pressure at the schrader valve, it should be 56 to 63 lbs. Then just leave the gauge on it and watch the fuel pressure from its highest reading (being in the normal range) if the pressure drops more than 5 lbs in 3 minutes, then there would be a leak in the injectors, spider fuel lines, or fuel regulator.

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