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My name is ***** ***** and mainly my truck isnt running I have already replaced fuel pump relay, fuel filter, fuel pump Ignition coil pack, distributor cap Battery, spark plugs

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It acts like its trying to turn over and it wont start

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have a 1999 chevy silverado 1500 2wd 4.3 v6
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Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago
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can you tell me what the fuel pressure is key ON engine OFF ?

will it somewhat run on starting fluid ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
3/4 tank and if we spray it in the carburetor it trys to start and won't stay on
Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

but will it run on the spray ?

what is the fuel pressure key ON engine OFF ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
After we stop spraying it stops
Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

ok what is the fuel pressure key ON engine OFF ? and will it somewhat hold for a few ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
When i turn it over to turn the truck on not the engine the hand goes from e to 3/4 of a tank when i turn the engine over the gas hand doesn't move
Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

ok what is the fuel pressure key ON engine OFF ? and will it somewhat hold for a few ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The pressure stays constant
Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

what is it reading ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
3/4 tank gas other than that i don't know what else you are asking
Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

i am asking what the fuel pressure is reading with a fuel pressure gauge connected to the test port key ON engine OFF

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Chevy Mechanic: Gary, Chevy Technician replied 2 years ago

if it will run on starting fluid then we either have low or no fuel pressure or the injection is not sending fuel into the engine

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have fuel getting to the engine
Chevy Mechanic: GM Bob, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** I can help.

This engine needs 60–66 psi of fuel pressure to open the popit injectors.

If less than that the engine will not start.

There is a port on the fuel line to test the fuel pressure. Need a pressure gauge.

Please let me know what you find.

Thank you

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hey bob i don't have a fuel pressure gauge ir a way to get one
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
But just replaced the fuel pressure connector
Chevy Mechanic: GM Bob, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

If you are looking for one most auto part stores have inexpensive test gauges.

Fuel pressure connector? Do you mean the connector at the fuel pump?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No duel pressure sensor
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Fuel
Chevy Mechanic: GM Bob, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Sorry for delay

The sensor on top of the tank?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
just replaced it
Chevy Mechanic: GM Bob, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

That is a sensor for the EVAP system.

It will not cause the engine to start.

Let me know when you get a fuel pressure reading.

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Chevy Mechanic: GM Bob, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Did you find your problem?

Did you get a pressure reading?

Please let me know.

Thank you

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