I have a 1998 chevy 1500 with the 4.3 v-6 vortec. The problem I'm having is that when the truck sits for a long period it does not start back. Can anyone help me??


Asked by Apr 29, 2015 at 02:49 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

If I put gas into the throttle body it starts
and runs fine. I can stop it start it etc etc.
But if it sits for longer than 6 hours or so I
have to put more gas into the throttle body.
Also when I floor the gas it's like it is
starving for fuel. I put the pressure gauge
on it and I have 60psi all the time. Can
anyone help me please.

2 Answers


Fuel filter may be restricted, also sounds like the fuel pump isn't holding it's prime. also inspect fuel lines for weeping

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Thank you that's exactly what I was thinking just wanted to get other advice before sinking money into i. Thank you again.

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