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Died while driving an won't restart

I have put in a new fuel pump, strainer an filter. it is getting fuel up to the fuel pressure relief valve.it is getting spark. have put on new plugs ,wires cap an rotor. it has the 5.7L V8 Vortec

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  • mljc1 Jan 19, 2009

    I have also checked the timing an that is fine. If i put some gas into the throttle body it will fire up.

  • mljc1 Jan 26, 2009

    It was the camshaft sensor,

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Sounds like the timing chain let go on you. You have fuel, you have fire, nothing really left, but to, get them to meet at the right time. Take the distributor cap off, turn the engine over, and if the rotor don't move, then you will know the chain went. It is possible that the chain could've jumped a tooth or two also, but I'm almost possitive that it broke. I sincerely hope that I could help. Good luck and best wishes.

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  • Bryon Agin Jan 19, 2009

    Try the camshaft sensor. If it went bad, you would have no spray out of the injectors. Hook up a noid light to an injector connector to see if you get any + pulses, while cranking the engine. I almost guarantee this one.

  • Bryon Agin Jan 24, 2009

    I take it, that the camshaft sensor worked? I'm dying to know what was wrong. Take care.

  • Bryon Agin Jan 25, 2009

    Thank you for rerating me. Was it the camshaft sensor? take care and God bless.

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