Question about 1988 Chevrolet K1500
If it finally does idle when I try to hit the gas it stalls out could this just need new plugs wires cap and rotor
Sounds more like a leaking injector or fuel pressure regulator.
Posted on Feb 15, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: hard to start and smell gas
have 1994 4.3 cpi and the problem I had sounds same.
It was a leaky pressure line in pletium . easy fix $45.00 part $15.00 gasket.
the leak was caused from the fuel lines rubbing together in pletium.
take the vortec cover off ,then remove air regulator in middle and look inside . I turned on power to key and gas spray came from drivers side of pletium looking in hole.fuel line side. if gas spray on passanger side then gas regulator faulty. takes 5 min to check
After fixing truck runs runs great. no more gas smell in cab.
also you can smell oil for gas
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
Take off the distributor cap. Check the star wheel that is splined to the distributor shaft that the pick-up coil uses. Make sure this wheel is not loose on the distributor shaft. It is right above the pick-up. If it is loose, replace the distributor. This is a common problem. If it needs one, all the part stores stock the distributor.
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
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