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GMC Sonoma Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

GMC Sonoma Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Engines Affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 4.3L V6, V6

Average Mileage: 136,691 mi (75,000 mi - 206,000 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, , 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 140,000 mi

    fuel pump stopped working but when we test it directly to a jumper wire from the battery it would work.then we put it back into the car it would work for about twenty minutes and quit

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  • Visitor, , 4.3L V6, 143,587 mi

    engine stall fuel pump inoperative.fuel pump ground connection loose left rear of body frame

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  • theresame, , 2.2L 4 Cylinder

    Happened shortly after I purchased truck used. Lost power and had to be towed. Fuel pump needed to be replaced

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  • Visitor, , 121,000 mi

    replaced pump

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  • Visitor, , 154,289 mi

    Sometimes it'll start right up but most times it'll just turn over and turn over. As soon as i go to crank it again right after it just turned over, it'll start right up. Almost like you had to prime it like you have to do to diesel

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  • duffee73, , 2.2L 4 Cylinder

    Changed both and problem is still their

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  • Z Morten, , V6, 143,000 mi

    Truck stopped in driveway not to go again. Towed to dealership and fuel pump is culprit.

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  • Visitor, , 4.3L V6, 107,350 mi

    have 2 get the fuel pump replaced looked 2 do it my self but out of my league

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  •  Master

    Fuel pump failed at 80k, must remove the fuel tank to replace the pump.

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