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1999 silverado v8

Engine rotates but will not start

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  • rmayer209 Feb 27, 2009

    I have the same problem, I have spark and fuel psi is 60

  • carhob May 11, 2010

    check for spark,check for fuel pressure,one or the other is missing

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Your fuel pump is bad.   Even if you have pressure.   had the same problem and did not want to spend the money and a pump when I had pressure nor did I want to drop the tank.  Glad I did.
The pump will not keep the pressure needed to start your truck.

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I have a 1999 chev silverado pickup I know it has a v8 engine. But I'm not sure if it's a 4.8 or 5.3. How or where do I find out this info. Thank you


Hello, my name is Ben and I can help you with this. Take a look at your VIN number. Counting from the left, the engine code is the 8th character.
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What order do the wires go on the distributor cap


You didn't post your engine size so please use the appropriate diagram:


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GM (Cadillac) 250 (4.1L) V8 .GM (Cadillac) 273 (4.5L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 307 (5.0L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 350 (5.7L) V8 w/EFI.Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 .Distributor rotation: counterclockwise



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GM (Buick) 252 (4.1L) V6 .Engine firing order: 1-6-5-4-3-2.Distributor rotation: clockwise



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GM (Cadillac) 368, 425, 472, 500 V8.Engine firing order: 1-5-6-3-4-2-7-8.Distributor rotation: clockwise



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Where is the rotore /cap located in a 1999 silverado 4.8


I believe those motors have a distributorless ignition system. Each cylinder has a coil mounted on top of the valve cover.

Oct 23, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Replacing spark plug wires on a 1981 cadilac eldarado. I m confuse where the wires go. i need diagram for replacing the wires. Its the 8-6-4 engine


Not sure what you mean by 8-6-4 but this will help you. Pick the correct one for your application:


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GM (Cadillac) 250 (4.1L) V8 .GM (Cadillac) 273 (4.5L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 307 (5.0L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 350 (5.7L) V8 w/EFI.Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 .Distributor rotation: counterclockwise


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What engine do I have?


I'ts a chevy V8 350 engine. lol

Oct 04, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Fluid specifications and quantities for 99 silverado


You did not give your engine size or other information, but here is a list from the handbook...

Cooling System Capacity (Approximate)
VORTEC
4300 V6
Automatic 12.6 quarts (11.9 L)
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Automatic 13.4 quarts (12.7 L)
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VORTEC
6000 V8*
Automatic 14.4 quarts (13.6 L)
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VORTEC
6000 V8*
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VORTEC
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Automatic 14.9 quarts (14.1 L)
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Crankcase Capacity (Approximate)
VORTEC
4300 V6
W 4.5 quarts (4.3 L)
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V 6.0 quarts (5.7 L)
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Fuel Tank Capacity (Approximate)
Short Bed 26 gallons (98 L)
Long Bed 34 gallons (128 L)
Chassis Cab 34 gallons (128 L)

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Hard starting, takes 3 times then it starts


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

Jan 23, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Nov 09, 2008 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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