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2002 Suburban c1500. 5.3 non-flex fuel. Sometimes will crank

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2002 Suburban c1500. 5.3 non-flex fuel. Sometimes will crank but not start. It's not getting fuel. Replaced fuel pump and filter. Worked fine for a week (35-40 starts) Wouldn't start one morning. I tried various starting sequences (removing key, neutral, long cranks, etc). Still wouldn't start. 2 hours later it started. 20 more successful starts it did it again. I checked all fuses and relays and it started. Next day no start. Replaced fuel pump relay and still did not work. 6 hours later it started. 5-6 starts it stopped again. It appears the fuel pump is not getting signal all the time
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

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how much fuel pressure does it have while turning the starter when it wont run?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.


i would think that new fuel pump is bad,,it is somewhat common to get a bad new fuel pump for these engines,,i would think you have a warrenty on that one,


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