Cant get it to crank
1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

Cant get it to crank

(1990 Chevrolet C1500)
my truck is a 1989 chevy 1500 with a 350 in it i replaced the heads and then i put it back together and now when i try and crank it all it will do is crank and go back dead like it isnt getting gas. the only way it will crank is when i put gas in the carb with a spray bottle and then it goes dead after it cranks. im in process of changing the fuel pump now. really need solve the problem asap. need help
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on January 03, 2010
Sounds like the diagram in the fuel pump has failed, The carbureted engines all use a mechanical fuel pump located on the right side of the engine. The pump is a diaphragm type pump and is actuated by a rocker arm through a link and pull rod. If the carburetor isn't getting fuel the fuel pump is the next thing to replace
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on January 03, 2010
Sounds like the diagram in the fuel pump has failed, The carbureted engines all use a mechanical fuel pump located on the right side of the engine. The pump is a diaphragm type pump and is actuated by a rocker arm through a link and pull rod. If the carburetor isn't getting fuel the fuel pump is the next thing to replace
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on February 23, 2010
you say your truck is a 1989 i think that is should be a throttle body? if it is you may have the two gas line switched up one should be in and the other a flow back which will go back to the tank hope this helped
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