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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 151,595 (75,000–276,304)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 4.3L V6, V6
12 model years affected: 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
38 people reported this problem
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I have a 2000 ZR2, I was driving it and it just stopped running on me, it turns over just fine, but won't start. So I had it towed home, I noticed that the fuel pump wasn't kicking on, so changed the fuel pump, I put a new fuel filter on it, I changed the oil pressure switch, someone said that if the oil pressure switch goes out it would cut power to pump. I have tried everything I can think of. If I run a hot wire to the pump from battery it will kick on and run, but I can't get any power to the pump, I checked the wires with a voltage tester, I have power to the sending unit, my gas have works fine, but still no power to pump itself, does anyone have any suggestions that I haven't tried please?
fuel pump stopped working but when we test it directly to a jumper wire from the battery it would work.then we put it back into the car it would work for about twenty minutes and quit
engine stall fuel pump inoperative.fuel pump ground connection loose left rear of body frame
Sometimes it'll start right up but most times it'll just turn over and turn over. As soon as i go to crank it again right after it just turned over, it'll start right up. Almost like you had to prime it like you have to do to diesel
Happened shortly after I purchased truck used. Lost power and had to be towed. Fuel pump needed to be replaced
Strong turn over, cant hear fuel pump kick on in "key on" position and won't start. Replaced fuel pump and filter. On the road again!
Car die while driving replsced spark plugs ignition coils fuel pump, relay .pump wont turn on. Its not fixed yet