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97 Suburban. Engine cranks, but won't fire. Fuel full, coil wire connected, all lights functional. Acts like no spark.

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  • o2cav91 Sep 27, 2009

    Pushed on pin in valve.
    Got fuel out of it...not a gusher, but some - with ignition key on and key off.
    What about the fuel pump module in the Fuse Box?
    ...this is my dad's vehicle, and that module looks like it's different from the other two in the box.


  • o2cav91 Sep 27, 2009

    Found the valve and checked it. Got fuel.

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The most common problem on this year and model is a defedtive fuel pump and fuel pump connector, the fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank, you must drop the tank to replace it, to check for fuel pressure you will need to depress the fuel pressure check valve located on the top the engine in the supply pipe for fuel to the fuel injectors, looks like an oversized tire valve with a plastic cap on it.

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