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chad

chad 4/22/2012

1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 8 Cyl 5.70L

Engine

On the fuel system on 98 chevy is it possible for a vapor lock that the fuel doesn't reach the fuel injection system.

Engine rotates ignition is firing injectors are pulsating as required. Fuel pressure is as required 10 gallons fresh fuel in the tank engine will not start.

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CVO

CVO 4/22/2012

Spray the starting fluid in the throttle body and see if the engine will start.
Check the fuel pump relay and the fuel system pressure.

FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE
1998 Chevrolet Truck K1500 1/2ton P/U 4WD 5.7L SFI 8cyl
The Fuel System Pressure


60-66 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch)Position the ignition switch and the A/C system in theoff position. Install a fuel pressure gauge to thevehicles fuel pressure valve.Confirm that no leaks are present, and with the keyon, engine off verify the PSI reading on the gauge.


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