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Engine just quits while driving.

Our 1997 Chevy 2500 Silvarado, 5.7L. just quits running, while you drive it. we must sit on the side of the road for about 20 minutes, then spray eithter in the air intake, and after some really rough noises, it finally starts. This only happens when its really warm outside, and after we have driven it about 30-45 minutes straight, without turning it off. My husband thinks it is a camshaft sensor

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  • Vicki Tucker May 27, 2009

    Fuel pump was changed 18 months ago, fuel filter about 2 months ago.

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Check fuel pump...when beginning to fail, they tend to lock up till they cool down.

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  • Richard Scordino May 27, 2009

    Check it again...not doing so can have you chasing your tail. New parts are good only when they work...spraying starting fluid (though either isn't recommended anymore) tells me that you were not getting fuel. Only one reason for that.

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