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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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My name is ***** ***** .I have a 2008 Chevy Silverado and it

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hi my name is ***** ***** .I have a 2008 Chevy Silverado and it dies while driving I have to wait 5 minutes or so and it will start and run then dies again.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The engine light came on and I had it checked and they said it was the TCM causing it but its at a local shop now and this guy said it was the BCM so he changed it and it does the same thing.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Hi there, I am Cam.
Can I get your first name please?
I am not sure if you have used our service before or not. The experts here are third party contractors. Myself, I am a GM technician in a Gm dealership. I will be happy to help you. Please understand that my only compensation for the time spent helping you is by your rating of my service in a positive way. The more information you provide, the better the chances of getting your issue resolved. Also please reply if you have any followup questions.
So about your vehicle,

What engine is in your vehicle?

HOW many miles?

How long does it run for when it is going?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the engine is 5.3 it has 111,000 miles and it may run for 5 minutes or 30 minutes
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Ok, have you checked the fuel pressure when it does?

When it will not start, does it have spark?

Can you ask them guys to check these next?