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1995 Chevy 1/2 ton v6 starts then dies

It was running fine when I parked it a few months ago. I have changed the fuel filter but it didn't help.

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The fuel pump inside the fuel tank might have a bad armeture or brush failure. Have someone crank the engine with the key inside the vehicle while holding foot on brake pedal and e-brake on.
Take a large hammer and bang on the bottom of the fuel tank while the engine is cranking. This should wake up the pump. This is only a temp. fix if the truck starts. That was a sign that the pump has failed and should be replaced.
Good Luck.

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