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Hard starting, takes 3 times then it starts

Its a 1999 silverado new model, v8, half ton 85,000 miles, I changed the spark plugs with expensive irradon type, also I changed the fuel filter,and pump in the tank about 15,000 miles ago. after warmed up it starts ok after stopping for coffee. but let it stand and it takes 3-4 tries to start, then starts like it barely wants to start, then turns on ok.

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Sounds like your fuel pressure is leaking off,possible fuel injector.

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i had the the same problem. did a fuel pressure check every thing was fine, except for a few sticky injectors. so i suggest get that checked befor doing anything else.

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