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1997 Chevrolet C K 1500 Base Reg Cab 117.5 WB (CMI)

1997 Chevrolet C K 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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March 8, 2010, 5:45 pm

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Question: truck will not start

truck trys to start up, but dies as soon as it fires,seems to be getting no gas.

August 3, 2010, 9:33 pm

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It is most likely the fuel pressure regulater. These commonly fail on the 97 Vortec. Verify that the fuel pressure is at 60 PSI at the Schrader valve on the fuel line that enters the plenum (drivers side-should have a screw on cap). The fuel pressure regulator is located under the plastic plenum for the intake manifold, so it is a world of fun to get to! good luck.

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