When I try to get in the gas I loose power

Asked by May 23, 2017 at 07:54 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 chevy 1500 with the 5.7 and the
4l60e transmission just got it rebuilt and now when
the truck is running at an idle in park and Rev it up
everything sounds good but when I start driving
and try to take off fast it seems like it looses power
, but if you give it gas slowly it will go fine any ideas

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Was any part of the fuel delivery system changed? May have a plugged fuel filter, or the fuel pump is weak, and lastly a problem with the spider injection assembly. Check the fuel pressure with a fuel pressure gauge at the Schrader Valve, it should be 56 to 63 lbs. and rev. up the engine to see if it holds the proper fuel pressure.

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