The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start on Chevrolet Tahoe

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.

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Average mileage: 169,974 (65,000–390,000)
Engines affected: 5.7L V8, Gasoline
11 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 210,982 mi,
tahoe would start boging if i floored the gas and would return to normal when i let up. after a few weeks of this it finally just wouldnt run. checked the fuel presure and spec is 55-62 im showing a bit more than 10 psi.
Vehicle acted like it was running out of fuel and would stall out. Eventually, would not start. Waited for a period of time (temp to warm up in garage?) and it would start. Technician suggested hitting the fuel tank with a a mallet the next time it wouldn't start. Each time I did this, it would fire right up. Replaced the fuel pump and resolved the problem. Unfortunately, pump and filter are both in the tank, so more work/more cost to replace.
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 288,000 mi,
The truck will be driving just fine then it will just cut off and wont start back up untill 30min or so.
I had to replace fuel pump two times.
no fuel pressure
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe - 5.7L V8 190,000 mi,
engine cranks over and does not fire . replace fuel pump
Fuel pump has been replaced twice now. First time stalled now i can tell by the loud humming noise coming from under my drivers side its the fuel pump.
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe - 5.7L V8 390,000 mi,
Dropped the tank. And made a bonfire. Stupid Tahoe. Only buying foreign car's now
I'm Having the same problem my engine stall and not start
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 95,210 mi,
Fuel pump quit. Replaced and it was fine... for 35000 miles before replacing it again.
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe - 5.7L V8 130,000 mi,
put fuel pump in have good pressure up to motor gd spark no start just cranks no codes help
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe 65,000 mi,
Occasionally lopes when at highway speeds. Gas gauge constantly shows empty irregardless of true amount of fuel. After driving for a few blocks, stopping and restarting will usually reset the gauge to work correctly. I am taking this as a precaution to replace the fuel pump prior to any failure that may happen in near future. This is one more annoyance that undermines my confidence that this Tahoe is reliable.
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 100,000 mi,
fuel pump died. Replaced pump.
Fuel pump was going bad and engine would fail to start at random times. This left me stranded several times. If the engine will start and immediately run out of fuel in 1 to 2 seconds, rest assured it is the fuel pump which is in the fuel tank. So have it fixed now. The $400 or so isn't worth being stranded.
fuel pump keeps going out i have had it replaced twice nd another one n gas needle doesnt work now
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 130,000 mi,
Replaced fuel Pump
1995 Chevrolet Tahoe - 5.7L V8 269,689 mi,
Mine fail a couple of days ago. First sign was sluggish performance and cutting of while at idle. I hear no whin of pump as key is engaged.