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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 2WD Crew Cab 143.5

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Crew Cab 5.8' Wideside
16 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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March 20, 2013, 8:21 pm

Jason W
 

Question: my truck want start with starting fluid the number one sparkpug has fire

I checked fuses and for fire


March 20, 2013, 10:16 pm

Richard W
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You need to have 40kv of spark to have it fire right. I would check your compression in the engine before doing anything else. If that is ok I would check to make sure the spark is over 40kv. If it is over 40kv you need to check timing. You could have a timing chain that has jumped time.


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March 21, 2013, 6:16 am

Jason W
 

I started it up and was driving down the road and it just died the i got it home and tryed that stuff i was running great


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