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Need help truck wont start

Discussion in 'GM Electrical Tech' started by 97mud, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. 97mud

    97mud New Member

    I have a 97 k1500 5.7L 350 Vortex
    its getting fuel and spark but it wont turn over if i spray starter fluid in it starts and runs till it burn all the fluid up then dies
    need help
  2. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    Well I know you said its getting fuel but is it getting enough. If the fuel pressure is too low then the truck wont get enough fuel to keep running. I personally don't know the exact fuel pressure, but it should be about 60 psi while running/ starting.
  3. 97mud

    97mud New Member

    could it just be that i need a new fuel filter cause that fuel pump was put into the truck in july and it was a new ac delco one not a rebuilt
  4. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    Very possible and can't hurt! a dirty fuel filter and rob fuel pressure easily and cause hard start and trouble running.
  5. 97mud

    97mud New Member

    thats what i figured

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    i changed the fuel fitler still wont start any ideas

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