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1999 GMC Suburban Base 1500

1999 GMC Suburban
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Rear Wheel Drive, 1500
14 mpg city / 18 mpg hwy
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February 25, 2013, 11:45 pm

David P
 

Question: wont turn over

i have a 1999 gmc suburban that wont start. i had to replace the plastic piece that connects the oil pump shaft to the oil pump. i ended up taking it down to bare block before i figured out the above stated was the problem now when i go to start it. it just cranks. it has spark and i triple checked the wires any suggestions please?? email me at raylee902@gmail.com thank you.


February 27, 2013, 10:46 pm

Richard W
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I would spray carb cleaner in the intake to see if it will start. If it still does not start you have a spark or engine problem. Make sure the distributor is in the right place. If it starts then you have a fuel pump problem. Make sure the fuses are good and the relay is good.


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