My 1994 Chevy S-10 is acting strange

Asked by May 21, 2016 at 03:55 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On occasion, my truck will act as if it is running out of gas when it has more than enough fuel in the tank. I have noticed that this usually happens on warmer days. If I let it sit for a little while, the problem will usually disappear. It usually happens while driving on the highway, as well, and has left me stranded once. Could you point me in the right direction as far as where to start looking or what I might need to replace to fix this?

3 Answers

19,810

Sounds like the fuel pump is about to go get a fuel pump pressure test done.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
19,810

Best to do the pressure test after vehicle has shut down.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
100,415

Could be a fuel pump, could also be a fuel tank venting problem or even a vapor lock as you stated it did it on the warmer days and highway speeds. Has the rig been modified in any way? Might be a good idea to check the fuel line routing, make sure it is not too close to a heat source like an exhaust pipe or manifold.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

S-10

Looking for a Used S-10 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,205 nationwide S-10 listings starting at $2,500.

ZIP:

Chevrolet S-10 Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    2,410
  • #2
    Trebor66
    Reputation
    1,030
  • #3
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,010
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Ranger
169 Great Deals out of 5,554 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Sonoma
7 Great Deals out of 438 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
632 Great Deals out of 43,278 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,328 Great Deals out of 184,536 listings starting at $699
Used Dodge Dakota
123 Great Deals out of 3,756 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Blazer
1,056 listings starting at $950
Used GMC Sierra 1500
890 Great Deals out of 65,682 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
361 Great Deals out of 10,960 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
426 Great Deals out of 30,917 listings starting at $3,550
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
4 Great Deals out of 853 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Mustang
713 Great Deals out of 38,332 listings starting at $895

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.