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Engine sputtering now it wont start

I Have a 2001 GMC seirra 4x4. It is a good truck and has been realiable for me. Just this morning I started my truck and drove to work about 5 blocks. About and hour later i went to go home. I started my truck and put it in reverse as i started to back up my truck started to sputter and lurch then it just died. I started the truck up again and it started just fine. I put the truck in drive and when i put my foot on the gas it started to sputter lurch and then died. I thought I might have water in the gas so I went and bought a bottle of antifreeze gas whatever it is(heat). clears up the water. I didnt have a full tank about 1/4 and waited about 2 hours. Now the truck wont start at all but it turns over. Please help me.

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  • ryancock Mar 30, 2009

    im getting same symptoms but its happen twice so far and ive previously changed fuel pump,filter,i hope its not my intake gasket

  • kenc80526
    kenc80526 Jul 08, 2012

    Has this issue been resolved? My 2001 GMC Sierra 2500HD is doing the same thing.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I have trouble starting the engine in the morning it take about 5 or more tries within a 10 min. interval before it starts could it be water in gas tank or not

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Sounds like the same problem i was just having try changing out your fuel regulator its pretty pricey try to find the cheapest around $75.

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