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Hard starting 4 months ago i changed the fuel pump & filter, 3 days ago, out of nowhere, it cranks over just fine but takes a long time to turn over and start, and it idles week for a couple seconds until i hit the gas. I put seafoam in changed the air filter, checked ingectors for leaks. one did it start right up , thought it was fixed, nope, back to the cranking. any ideas would be appreciated.

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    HAVING TROUBLE STARTING. SEEMS TO BE STRUGGLING GETTING FUEL. I USUALLY HAVE TO CRANK IT OVER TWO OR THREE TIMES BEFORE IT FINALLY STARTS. CHANGED FUEL FILTER, BUT HAVENT CHANGED THE FUEL PUMP, IS THIS THE PROBLEM?

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Definately the fuel pressure regulator.

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I had a similar problem with my 2000 Silvarado with the 5.3ltr. V8. I was doing the same thing as yours. I replaced the Fuel Pressure regulator and has been running fine for 2 years now..

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Check the battery cable connection that is sandwiched between the battery and the outside cable, It runs the computer and if it is corroded, clean it with sandpaper. Mine was loose and corroded and I would stall out of no where.

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