The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start on Chevrolet S10

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: 129,318 (11,300–208,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 4.3L V6
11 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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problem details
2003 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 38,000 mi,
constant problem with truck. every summer when the weather got warm,the truck would have problems would crank but not start.sometimes it would happen when the engine was cold and sometimes when it was warm.if i waited 15 to 20 minutes after cranking it,she would start right up.then the problem started to last longer(it wouldnt start till the next day) no check engine lights. if i replaced the fuel filter the problem would go away for about a month. i took out the tank and cleaned it and replaced the fuel pump. i happend about 4 more times and then mysteriously went away.
1997 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 152,000 mi,
Engine Stalling, now will Not Start at All.
1996 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 109,000 mi,
gas tank ran empty and pump was worn enough to break from extra wear of running tank so low i was told. part cost 900.00 plus another 100 trying to diagnois such as replacement fuel filter, and fuel relay switch etc. couldnt afford mechanic did it myself. Not to hard to do even at novice level.
1996 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 115,000 mi,
Fuel pump relay popped. Replaced relay, it worked temporarily. Next day had crank but no start, again. Found all 3 relays FUEL PUMP; FUEL CONTROL; HORN to be nonfuntioning/broken.
1999 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder
Replaced it and fuel filter
various mileage - replaced 3 times
2003 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 105,000 mi,
fuel pump failed
1995 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 132,000 mi,
truck won't start after it sits for about ahalf hour after i shut it off. but i can start it with fuel in the carb or with ether, would that be a fuel pump loosing the prime
2000 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 155,000 mi,
2 fuel pumps in 100,000 miles both times had to be replaced at 1000 dollars each.
2nd time replaced fuel pump and it quit again
1996 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 208,000 mi,
cruise control want work nor hazard lights , button you push down something broke internally- fuel pump gone
2000 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 70,000 mi,
when on hill,hard starting,had to crank engine a lot longer.engine became harder to start as time went on. replaced fuel pump and filter.Problem solved
1999 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 198,650 mi,
Would not crank in a parking lot. Had to tow it to repair shop. They put it on a computer and then replaced the fuel pump.
2000 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 100,000 mi,
Truck began not starting fairly frequently but would crank up. Battery and alternator were replaced and it has solved the problem.
2000 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 150,000 mi,
sporatic sputtering, lack of power, happens mostly after the engine is warm. Diagnosed initially as short in the wire to the fuel pump. 2-1/2 days of diagnosis, and finally, the fuel pump filter unit needs to be replaced $1000. The unit itself is the expensive part and the mechanic is only charging me for 1 hour of diagnosis time.
1999 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 11,300 mi,
Truck starts but shut offs quick
1998 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 100,000 mi,
2003 Chevrolet S10 - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 132,659 mi,
Truck will run great while driving then just cut off going down the road. pull over switch truck off let set ten to fifteen seconds then turn the key switch on and off a lot then the truck will crank right up.The pump is getting hot and locking up.THERE SHOULD BE A RECALL ON THIS YEAR MODEL AND FUEL PUMP...........
had problems fuel pump replaced it start but shut off so got another still same problem long story short go by your vin number you will get the right pump got info on line
2003 Chevrolet S10 - 4.3L V6 100,000 mi,
fuel pump went out