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fuel prob?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by NAHA, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. NAHA

    NAHA Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    i got a 2000 1500 5.3l with 231k. check eng light for running to lean in both banks. changed fuel filter and o2's up streams. heres what it does, starts idles dies hard start 2 or 3 tires starts idles. get going bogs down puttun along then runs fine no probs. its new trick is to die while iam driveing not wanna idle. shut if off for 5 min starts up and runs. iam about to drive my truck into a wall any help would be great.
     
  2. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Do a fuel pressure test. $45 for the gauge. Less than a third of what you paid for the two O2 sensors you probably didn't need.
     
  3. NAHA

    NAHA Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    Ill check it out in the am I hope its as easy as a fuel pump
     
  4. NAHA

    NAHA Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    2COR517 good call one fuel pump, makes a very happy truck
     
  5. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Excellent.