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Engine problem 1997 Chevrolet Silverado C-1500

While driving the vehical came to a stop engine remained running but I had no response when I tryed to accelerate I had no power steering or brakes. Several indicator lights on dash check engine, Battery, and a couple others.I turned the engine off. When I tried to restart it would not start. The engine would turn over but would not start. The serpentine belt is not broke. Any ideas

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    davidc56 Jan 06, 2009

    Thank you for getting back with me. I will check that out. Can you tell me how complicated it is to replace the fuel pump? I suspect it is a electric fuel pump. The engine and the truck is the same as my Suburban and I know that it has a electric fuel pump.

    Thank you again for the feedback.




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I have a feeling that when you stopped the first time your engine was already stalled....if your engine was still operating you would have had either brakes, or steering, or both.......

When you said you tried to accelerate, did the truck move at all?, or did the engine race?...what else happened?

In the short description above it sonds like your fuel pump may be on vacation, hence no fuel, hence no power sterring, or power brakes...good news speeding tickets either (just a little humor).

Hopefully this helps you, let me know, and thanks for letting try to guide you.

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