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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Engines Affected: 4.3L V6, 5.0L V8, 5.7L V8, Gasoline

Average Mileage: 149,377 mi (70,000 mi - 275,000 mi)


The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

  • Visitor, , 5.0L V8, 243,000 mi

    it will start and cut off several times before starting and will cut off while driving it also

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  • Visitor, , 5.0L V8, 122,800 mi

    truck starts ok when cold but will not start when hot also starts running rough after running for a while

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  •  Rookie

    Sometimes it will crank and maybe the next time it won't. Maybe can drive 1 day and next day will not start. Have changed fuel pump, filter, module and some other things and it is still the same. Sometimes it will start and sometimes it won't. Go figure?

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  • Visitor, , 5.0L V8

    have to spray to start it

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  • Visitor, , 5.7L V8, 125,000 mi

    Failed twice, ok now and has been 4 years. Last time it failed in traffic, so I got out and bangeded on bottom of fuel tank with my fist. I could hear it whirring afterward and it worked ok for another month after which this happened again and I had to have it replaced.

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  • Visitor, , 5.7L V8, 125,000 mi

    Some times it doesn't want to start. Runs great but when ever it feels like it it just doesn't want to start. Have done a full tune up plus various sencors.

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  • Visitor, , 5.7L V8, 150,000 mi

    never replace fuel filter after I bought it with 130000 miles. Ended up replacing fuel pump

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  • Visitor, , 4.3L V6, 122,000 mi

    started sputtering and kicking in and out would not restart replaced the fuel pump started right up 3 months later did the same thing replaced the pump again getting fuel out of the exit side of the filter but not into the engine still looking for a solution wont start.

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  • OldTruckman, , 4.3L V6, 100,000 mi

    fuel pump replaced

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  • TRA2, , 5.0L V8, 70,000 mi

    Had to replace fuel pump and a mechanic changed the filter. Since then no one has been able to get the filter off and I'm on my 3rd pump.

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