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4.3 v6 1997 sonoma. Hard to start and now sometimes it wont start at all, it turns over but never starts?

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Sounds like you fuel pump is getting ready to go bad,I had one do the same thing before it started blowing fuses,I hope this helps you?

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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