The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start on Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 127,346 (10,000–213,000)
Engines affected: 4.3L V6, 4.8L V8, 5.3L V8
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2007
24 people reported this problem
15 people shared problem details
I noticed that the truck was getting harder and harder to start. I went to get in it one day and it would crank over, but just not start. I replaced the fuel filter, and fuel pump but it still will not start. I'm hoping it was just wired wrong or something because everyone seemed to think it was the pump.
HAD TO REPLACE FUEL PUMP TWICE IN TWO YEARS
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V8105,650
TRUCK JUST LOST PROWER AND SHUT OFF GOING DOWN THE ROAD. GM MECHANIC DIAGNOSIS AT FAILED FUEL PUMP, CAUSED BY NOT CHANGING FUEL FITLER OFTEN ENOUGHT. REPLACED FUEL FILTER IN FUEL TANK.
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 4.8L V8195,000
engine runs for about 10 miles then dies. wont restart for about 3 to 6 hours later. replaced fuel pump and still have the same problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replaced fuel pump , still won't start .
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V810,000
2001 Silverado 1500 the gas gauge flips all around says E mostly. The fuel pump seems to work but the truck shuts off with full power happens any where Highway or just stop.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V8148,000
Fuel pump died on the highway of my 2002 silverado right in front of a Chevy dealer...$1000 later I had a new pump. that was at 148,000 miles. Now at 263,000 miles the pump is screaming and if the fuel gets below 1/8 tank the pump overheats and shuts down. getting replaced tonight. Average life, 131,000 miles. I will assume 2nd one lasted fewer miles due to more junk in an older tank, corroded fuel lines / injectors causing back pressure, and parts getting cheaper...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 4.3L V6117,000
truck will turns over put would start have put new fuel pump and fuel filter once it has started it will start every time after till the next day
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V880,000
WELL MAINTAINED VEHICLE. Multiple fuel pumps have failed and replaced. Replaced in tank filter each time. External filter changed at prescribed intervals. Intermittent "No Start" issue. (The starter kicks in and the engine turns over, but doesn't fire) Never used cheap gas or bought gas at "questionable" gas stations. Checked Fuel Pump relay and it was good. Also verified voltage to relay socket under hood.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V8150,000
Driving and pump just stopped causing a stall out and n turn over after
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 4.8L V8100,000
Fuel pump went out....just quit on the side of the road, no warning....$700.00 to replace....
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V871,000
Replaced in-tank fuel pump
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V8188,000
Engine started to sputter and quit repeatedly. Fuel pump was suspected and upon testing found it was producing only 25 psi of fuel pressure instead of spec pressure of 48-54 psi. Replacing fuel pump for $968 parts and labor seemed to fix the problem.
Engine sputtered and could not get over 1500 rpms, engine died and was I able to restart but conked out again within 30' (5 times), then would not start. Fuel pump had went out. Fuel pump replacement (and $881 later) fixed problem.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- 5.3L V8165,000
Died while driving and ended up being a heck of an expensive fix by the time everythin was said and done....Make sure to change the fuel filter every 30,000 miles or you too will find out the hard way
Related Items:
rough idle ,stalls out .no trouble codes.replaced fuel filter & PCV valve.
GAUGE ACTING UP FOR A WHILE NOW TRUCK WON'T START. HAS HIGH MILEAGE, I CAN HEAR THE PUMP RUN...
Not having a problem with it now just want to know the location of the fuel filter
need instructions on replacing a fuel filter please
Any one having trouble with the fuel senor not reading correctly. Just replace the whole fuel p...

Related Content