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I just bought a 1988 Chevy Suburban. I drove it home on Friday with no issue. I then drove it all day today while starting it and stopping it with no issue. I then parked it for a few hours. It now won't start. It turns over fine with plenty of power. I thought I might have ran it out of gas. I put about six gallons in the tank. It still won't start. I could get it to catch and start running for about two to threee seconds and then it will die. It will start when primed with gas and will run as long as my foot is on the gas, but will die once I take my foot off the gas. I think this might be the fuel pump, but I am not sure. Thanks for your help.

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I would try to get a fuel filter first and replace that if that isnt it you probably have a issue with the fuel pump. also try taking a hammer and bang lightly around were fuel pump is located in the gas tank.If you have a issue with fuel pump and dont no how to drop tank and replace it you would be wise to shop around because it could save you hundreds of dollars.

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