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1999 GMC 1500 Pickup Question: irregular starting

 

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fam5, V8, Pensacola, FL, September 20, 2009, 10:19
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2000 1500 sierra will sometimes start on the first crank, but most often on the 2nd or 3rd. im thinking plugs or distributor cap. what do you think

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    dandd September 20, 2009, 14:46
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    it is best to inspect these items. You may have a check valve that has gone bad, in your fuel pump, which is very common on your vehicle. So, start by looking at your tune-up stuff and then go from there. Does your truck take 2-3 tries all the time or only in the morning?

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    fam5, September 20, 2009, 14:53
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    until this week it would go 2 to 3 days on first crank but this week it has been 3 tries every time

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