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Gary, Chevy Technician
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Experience:  15 years GM master tech
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Changed oil and truck cranked then went dead, less than

Customer Question

Changed oil and truck cranked then went dead
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: less than 3,000 miles ago
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 20014 Chevrolet Silverado duramax
JA: What year is your Silverado?
Customer: 2004
JA: Are you fixing your Silverado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It was low on diesel so I thought maybe the gauge was wrong. I put some diesel in it and primed it and it ran again for a minute like it did the first time and shut off again
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

if you open the bleeder on top of the fuel filter primer and pump the hand primer until there is no air in the fluid then close the bleeder then pump it by hand until its rock hard and try to start it and if it does not start do that priming 5 to 6 times will it run ?

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I figured out what it was. I put too much oil in it and a sensor was shutting it off because the oil pressure was too high
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

ok great so its ok now ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

ok im glad its ok now