97 Chevy not firing right

Asked by Feb 28, 2015 at 01:42 AM about the 1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 WT Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

OK so we bought this 97 Chevy k1500 350
vortec it ran beautifully. One day it died
driving around town. We replaced the crank
sensor and ignition module. Could the
timing chain have skipped? Any ideas

1 Answer

Make sure you have spark going to the plugs. Could be the distributor or coil. Also check your fuel pressure. If you hear the fuel pump, this doesn't mean you have enough pressure to start the vehicle.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 97 chevy 5.7 cam crank relearn 45 answers

    When replacing the distributor on the 5.7 Chevy Vortec enginen, the instruction that came with the Distributor said that a code P1345 would be set, and that a Cam Crank relearn must be performed. Us...

    1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Standard Cab LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • truck will not start, engine turns, but does not fire at all. 45 answers

    -completely stock V8 Vortek - Automatic -no codes -all plugs are getting spark, AFTER replacing ignition coil -checked 3/8 plugs, no fouling (they're a bitch to get to with my limited tools - assumed...

    1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Standard Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 z71 motor replacement 2 answers

    what year motors will drop right in a 97 z71 1500 vortec 5.8 and be compatiable with the electronics ?

    1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 WT Standard Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 chevy z71 have to put starter fluid in to start 10 answers

    have to put starter fluid in to start,if I give I hit the gas to fast it will cut out real bad if I press the gas real slow it will rev up like it should,what ya think guys 97 chevy z71 vortic v8 5.7

    1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My nephew just replaced engine in '97 \Chevy Suburban, now no fire, won' start, any ideas ? 18 answers

    My nephew just changed his V8 350, on a 1997 Chevy Suburban, previous engine ran, but had lower end noise, now replacement engine cranks, but won't fire, getting no light on spark tester, and repla...

    1997 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet C/K 1500 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 3,330
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,500
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 2,050
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
819 Great Deals out of 68,199 listings starting at $2,484
Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
214 listings starting at $2,250
Used Dodge Ram 1500
455 Great Deals out of 11,152 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
547 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
237 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Toyota Tacoma
539 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,345 listings starting at $1,395

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.