83 chevy silverado 350

Asked by James0000 Jul 31, 2017 at 09:46 PM about the 1983 Chevrolet C/K 10 Silverado RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Yes I have a 83 chevy silverado swb 350 motor it
cranks up and runs for bout a minute and then dies
wat could b my problem

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Probably a bad "fuel pump oil pressure switch." They keep the fuel pump from running unless the engine is running. When you turn the key to 'on' the pump primes the line with a few seconds worth of fuel. Unless the oil pressure switch detects the engine is running, the fuel.pump won't keep running. The part is cheap and readily available. Good luck.

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