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Engine starts right away then dies within 10 to 30 seconds

Customer Question

engine starts right away then dies within 10 to 30 seconds wont maintain idle on 2001 chevy tahoe 5.3 liter what are your ideas?
JA: Does the vehicle have a carburetor?
Customer: fuel injection
JA: Are you fixing your Tahoe yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes nothing yet replacing fuel filter first but almost sure this isnt it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you with this problem.Ask me about added features such as phone contact anytime if you wish !

Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

has the fuel pressure been checked yet with a fuel pressure gauge ?

will it keep running if you spray in carb cleaner down the throttle body butterfly when it dies ?

Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

let me know