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97 astro 4.3 ... My name is ***** ***** Running great

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97 astro 4.3 .....

97 astro 4.3 ... My name is ***** *****

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

Running great stopped at intersection waiting for the light & the 4.3 stopped running ... Will crank no fire

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Replaced fuel pump fuel filter fuel line
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
New fuel pump relay
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Chevy Mechanic: BOBBYSS, Master Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** you for the question. Can you tell me if you hear a buzzing from the fuel pump when the key is turned on? Have you checked for spark?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
the fuel pump is buzzing no haven't checked for spark
Chevy Mechanic: BOBBYSS, Master Technician replied 2 years ago

Thank you. It sounds like you may be lacking spark. To check for spark you need to remove one of the plug wires from one of the plugs. Take a screwdriver and put it into the plug wire. Hold the handle of the screwdriver and place part of the metal about 1/4" from a metal part on the engine. Have someone crank the engine see if you see a spark. If not then it may be a bad ignition control module.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Okay thanks Bobby I'll check for spark Monday morning .... Thanks I'll be in touch with you Monday get you an update ... Thanks much have a great night.
Chevy Mechanic: BOBBYSS, Master Technician replied 2 years ago

Sounds good. Let me know what you find. Have a great rest of your weekend.

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