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2001 silverado 5.3 turns over but wont start has fuel pressure.

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2001 silverado 5.3 turns over but won''t start has fuel pressure.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 8 years ago.
Have you checked for spark? Remove a spark plug wire and crank the engine to check for spark. What was the fuel pressure reading?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Dave Nova's Post: Don't know pressure reading just checked for flow with key on. Will check for sprk in mornong its night time here and truck is at a restraunt parking lot.
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 8 years ago.

It would be best to check for fuel pressure with a gauge if there is not enough fuel pressure, the engine will not run. Here is the fuel pressure specification:

Fuel System Pressure
Key On Engine Off 55-62 psi


Let me know what you find. I'll check back in tomorrow morning.

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