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2000 v6 vortec wont start when weather changes from dry to wet &cold but only on first start . once i get it started first time no problem

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  • jr_wheelman_ Apr 13, 2009

    plugs and air filter 3 months ago

  • carhob May 11, 2010

    did u change plug wires,fuel filter,cap and rotor?seems your problem hard starts and runs well after warm ups depending on weather,points to weak ign. parts!

  • carhob May 11, 2010

    when was last tune up?

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I had the darndest time starting. I talked to the brother in law (good ol brother in laws!) and he told me to change the fuel pressure regulator. The little plastic piece cost $65-$120 depending on where you shop and it starts right off the bat! Never had any issues since.

When you change this, I would suggest that you speak with someone on the "needed" steps you should take, so that gas will not spray you when you remove the sensor. Easy fix otherwise!

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