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97 chevy pick up

I have a 97 Z71 Pick Up and we replaced the fuel pump and now the pick up will not start. I cranks and sounds like it is going to start. When you turn the key on only, it makes a sound for a minute like a clogged artery. It seemed to act the same as when the fuel pump needed replaced. Any suggestions? We were going to try a fuel filter. I replaced it about 6 months ago but thought because of replacing the fuel pump it may have gotten debris in it.

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  • summerrayne4 Jul 29, 2008

    It did run for about 30 miles after replacing the fuel pump.

  • summerrayne4 Jul 29, 2008

    Thanks....fuel is getting to a spot that someone thinks it is the computer part.

  • CHEVYNUT Sep 08, 2008

    same problem , i tried pouring gas into the breather , and still no go , im also going to replace filter , hey , who knows , buddy of mine seems to think its my pressure regulator , going to do a pressure test , let u know how we made out

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Possible bad pump, stranger things have happened.

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