1997 Chevrolet Tahoe Q&A
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe Question: wont start
Checking fuel pressure with the correct type of fuel pressure gauge would be the first step in determining what is causing the no start condition on your 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe. The fuel injection system used in the 5.7L (I am assuming) engine needs the correct "surge" of fuel pressure when cranking the engine. Fuel pressure should be 60-66 for the Central SFI and 56-62 for the standard SFI engine, fuel pressure should hold steady after the fuel pump turns off. Fuel pressure should also spike to those values with the engine running and the throttle "snapped" open. The VIN code (8th digit) for the Central SFI engine is "R", Please make sure which injection system you have, as you can see it make a difference in the fuel pressure specs. If any of the above tests fails the fuel pump and circuit should be thoroughly inspected. - Oakman
...t was a low lights when i got in the tahoe. It then brightened up like normal. Not sure why it wont start.
it is a 96 tahoe, 5.7 l v8. sometimes it starts great other times it wont start at all. i replaced the fuel pump module and the fuel filter. the first day it was great . the...
...truck was running low on gas.shut it off try to started again didnt start added more gas still wont start wat could be problem?
was running great before we shut off but now wont start
Just stopped to get gas in a friends tahoe. Pumped $10.00 dollars got back in and when i turn...