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1998 chevy cheyenne truck will turn over will not start

Turns over will not start. Replaced spark plugs today. Appears to be flooding, can smell fuel

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Needs Crank sensor. Good luck

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SOURCE: 1999 chevy silverado 4.8 1500 will star but not idle

Could be as simple as your fuel filter...after the truck starts..can you keep it runing by gunning the motor?

If you can feather the accelerator to keep the motor runing, I'd start at the filter, and then check the fuel pump

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: 98 s-10 2.2 Fuel Pump Pressure

40 psi good lower than that bad

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SOURCE: 1998 chevy pickup won't start. Replaced fuel pump

How many miles are on the engine? Has the timing chain ever been replaced, if it hasn't there is a possibility that the timing chain has jumped a tooth on the cam gear which throws off the ignition timing and will keep it from starting but you will still have spark and fuel.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Chevy Silverado 3500 7.4 starts hard when warm

Just did mine and it was the fuel pressure regulator, same exact symptoms you had.

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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