wont stay running

Asked by May 05, 2017 at 03:23 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reg. Cab 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i recently got a box truck with a 5.7 vertc it was out of gas we found out from
sitting it is getting gas up to the mototr but it wont keep running we put gas in
the carb  thru the air cleaner it will keep idling as long as i put gas in it how do
i get it re pressurized or what ever to get the gas flowing right

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you should hear the fuel pump turn on and prime the system when you turn the key ,it.s not really loud . check for ground and power at the fuel pump connection , are the injectors firing ? Is there fuel pressure ?Let us know what happens .

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