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1999 GMC Suburban turns over but won't start

1999 GMC Suburban Will turn over "trying to start" but will never actually start. Replaced fuel filter and fuel pump seems to be ok. I turn the key, it tries, it fails. After anywhere from 3 to 10 times later it actually starts. If I try to start it shortly after it has been running, it starts fine. Any ideas? I was told it may be the choke.....

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It sounds like the choke is the most likely culprit. Take the air cleaner off the throttle body/Carburater. Have someone cover most of the throttle body/Carburater intake, if you don't have help use a piece of heavy cardboard. If it starts up right away it's the choke. Note: if you use cardboard don't rev the engine you may **** the cardboard into the engine.
I'm afraid with all the different types of choke controls I can't tell you how to fix your choke with out actually seeing it.

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