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Michelleholt9@aol.com

(1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500)
in Thorn Hill, TN on April 17, 2011
the truck will start then when u give it gas it dies it will start again but doesnt sound right then u give it gas it will die again. What could be wrong if it was fuel pump it wouldnt start at all would it?
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on April 17, 2011
Sure; it would start if the fuel pump was weak -- it could put out pressure that is just not enough. Could be an air intake problem - like the intake getting too much air or having a vacuum leak. A good engine performance diagnosis will determine the failure. Good luck.
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on April 16, 2014
I HAD SIMILAR ISSUE ON MY 99 SILVERADO,4.8,V8,4X4,HAD ENOUGH FUEL PRESSURE TO START,THEN WOULD DIE,TURNED OUT AFTER CHECKING FUEL PRESSURE WITH GAUGE AT STRATTER RAIL VALVE,IT WAS ONLY 10PSI,CHANGED FUEL PUMP AND SOLVED ISSUE,
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