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5.7 vortex loses prime while siting 24hrs spray ether, starts up and restarts, new fuel pump one year

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  • lueecoke Oct 30, 2008

    My 1996 tahoe is not starting. fuel is going up but it seems not come out inside the carburater. when I build fuel pressure or squirt gas inside it starts but wont stay on it will only remain on for 2 seconds or how ever long it takes it to eat up that little bit of gas. i am confused with this issue

  • kungjew Dec 01, 2008

    my 1999 Tahoe has the same issue. just replaced a bad pump and now this any suggestions. Ive been told to replace the fuel pressure regulator. my mechanic also mentioned that there was crud in the throttle body kind of tarry substance



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We've been having the same problem with our 1999 Tahoe. We were also told either fuel pump, fuel regulator, or injector. We believe it is the fuel injectors, particularly since reading this:

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