Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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This is a fuel system issue. When wat the last time you changed the fuel filter?
Was the old filter plugged?
I suspect the pump is weak and will not push the fuel past the poppet nozzles in the intake, But when you add fuel, the engine starts and gets engine vacuum to help pull it through. BotXXXXX XXXXXne, I suspect your pump pressure is low due to a bad pump and causing this. Pressure spec is 60-66 psi.
Its a tall order but I can do it.
FUEL SYSTEM TESTING