2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Q&A
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Question: hard to start
If a vehicle has a hard time starting when the engine is hot, this is often due to a problem with the fuel pump and/or the fuel system. The system is supposed to hold fuel pressure after the engine is turned off, if it doesn't it will be hard to start. Have the fuel pressure checked and make sure they check the rest pressure too. - Bret Bodas
Faulty glow plugs and incorrect wiring to the glow plugs have been known to cause "hard start" problems.
Engine stalls frequently while making a hard left U-turn.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
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