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Still looking for assistance for a 2000 3500 Chevy 5.7 liter that won't start without starter fluid. Changed fuel filter, cam sensor, crank sensor, temp sensor, fuel pressure regulator. When egine fires with started fluid it runs without hesitation on the road and then when shut off, it won't start again without starter fluid. No computer codes showing. Any Ideas. Thanks

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  • demerson0428 Jul 28, 2009

    If there was a fuel injector problem, the vehicle would not run smoothly, and skip and smoke. After starting with the starter fluid the vechicle will run without any problem until it is shut off again. On the initial cranking over of the engine, what tells the injectors to spray fuel to fire? Is there a test to help determine if there is a computer issue? Thanks

  • roland marcum Mar 26, 2012

    try to get your battery tested with electronic tester if it test good then may be fuel pump

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    roadhog1974 Nov 10, 2012

    ok try switching out you electronic spark control modulator. The one under the cap and rotor. mine showed that it was working correctly when i brought it to autozone but later found out it was bad!!!!


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Could be the injectors are worn, the fuel is not atomizing. dribbling more than spraying.

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