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1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Base Reg Cab 117.5 WB

1996 GMC Sierra 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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August 14, 2012, 10:36 am

Dustin D
 

Question: Tuck has a hard time running when you start it warm.

Starts fine when cold but once you shut it off and try to restart I have to pump the gas then it will start but runs rough and will stall when I put it in gear. But it will run fine when it on the road.


August 19, 2012, 8:36 pm

Ron W
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For all hard starting or engine performance issues, you should always start with the basics. Make sure the tune up items are done and check the charging and starting systems. The engine must have the basics done in order for it to be able to run correctly. Many things can cause this type of problem, and the simplest sometimes get overlooked.


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