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1990 chevy celebrity shuts off

Car starts hard, sometimes will start, sometimes wont. when it dose start it may run for 30 min or it may stall in a few seconds. what are the likely causes?

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  • clair davis
    clair davis Mar 19, 2014

    fuel pump and filter have been changed.

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When was the last time you changed the air filter ?? Do you pour a bottle of fuel injector cleaner once a month into the fuel tank ?? Clogged dirty fuel injectors will give the symptoms you describe.

Posted on Mar 20, 2014

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SOURCE: chevy astro van turns over but wont start when

Check to see if the fuel pump is kicking in,
when you turn the key on without starting the van you should hear it kick on for about 2 seconds,

It could be...
A clogged fuel filter...
Blown fuse for the pump..or bad pump relay..
No gas
Bad fuel pump

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Reduced power code comes up and my truck stalls.

I had the same problem, and the solution was cleaning the throttle body, it does need to be completely removed to be cleaned thoroughly. I just used some brake cleaner on a rag to clean off all the carbon deposits. A friend of mine who is a dealer tech had only seen this trouble code once, and this was the solution. So far, my light has not come back on and the truck is running alot better at idle.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: 1992 Chevy S10 blazer 4wd (4.3 TBI engine code Z).

Replace ECM

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SOURCE: 1995 CHEVY VAN 20 305 WONT IDLE

Check your fuel pump presure. Pump is in the tank. Also try and loosen the fuel cap, the tank vent may be stopped up.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 93 chevy g20 van 15 seconds of turn over before it will start.

It sounds to me that you are in need of a Complete Tune UP. That is check the Fuel Pump, Change the Fuel Filter, Replace Spark Plugs, Wires, Cap and Rotor if so equipped and a general check that the Ignition Timing is advancing properly to specification as engine speed rises from Idle to Cruising RPM. Hard Starts are an indication of a number of things such as Inadequate Fuel, Weak Ignition components, Spark Plugs, Spark Plug Wires and other components in the Ignition system. I strongly suggest that you take your vehicle to an ASE Certified Mechanic that knows your specific Vehicle Brand and Model. Many Factory Service Bulletins are issued and chances are that several apply to your vehicles problems. Not knowing if you purchased it New and what service work has been performed over the years leads me to the conclusion that you need professional help. Any 16 Year Old Vehicle not performing properly needs professionally administered help.

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Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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