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Skip from Doniphan, MO. have 2005 Silverado 2500HD. 150,000

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Customer: Skip from Doniphan, MO. have 2005 Silverado 2500HD. 150,000 ***** *****. Started the other morning in about 15 degrees. Cranked a little longer than usual (more than3 or 4 revolutions) it ran for almost a minute and then died. Thought it was gelled so i put it in a heated building for 48 hours but it still would not start. The glow plug lightt comes on and goes off and it cranks like mad but no hitting and no diesel fumes.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: About all i can tell. It started and died and just cranks but does not try to start.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  BOBBYSS replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is Bobby. Thank you for the question. It sounds like you are not getting fuel. You need to start by checking to see if the fuel filter will prime. Loosen the bleeder screw and pump up the primer to see if it will get firm. If not then the housing may be leaking or there may be an issue with the supply line. If it does prime then the relief valve in the fuel rail may have failed and is stuck open.