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Why is my GMC Sierra 1500 stalling and dying?

There is no code given. Have changed the injectors, timing, fuel tank, fuel pump, fuel pump, map sensor, cooling temp sensor on front of block, rebuilt the tbi, air idea valve. None of this hasite helped. The truck starts and dies. Have to give a little gas to keep running. While driving have to 2 foot it so it won’t die.

Why does my GM Truck shut down while driving?

At a dead stop. It would crank over, but not start. Ran the battery dead trying to crank it. My dad came to help, charged the battery, and it started right up. It sounds wierd but this is what its doing.

Are there any changes to the GMC Sierra 1500?

New distributor comes with new ESC electronic unit, pickup coil, cap & rotor, also. No change. Next, read somewhere that the fuel pressure regulator diaphram if split could cause flooding. rebuilt throttle body unit, rebushed it and boiled it out and added rebuild kit and brand new Borg Warner injectors.

There is no code given. Have changed the injectors, timing, fuel tank, fuel pump, fuel pump, map sensor, cooling temp sensor on front of block, rebuilt the tbi, air idea valve. None of this hasite helped. The truck starts and dies. Have to give a little gas to keep running. While driving have to 2 foot it so it won’t die.

Why does my 2006 Chevy Silverado not start?

Visited the website for 20 consecutive days. Re: 2006 chevy silverado cranks but wont start. Check the crank sensor that seems to cause intermittent starting stupidness. had that problem on my silverado. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.

At a dead stop. It would crank over, but not start. Ran the battery dead trying to crank it. My dad came to help, charged the battery, and it started right up. It sounds wierd but this is what its doing.

What to do when your GMC Sierra stops running?

If you have fuel pressure after the above tests pull a spark plug and check for spark. If you don’t have spark check the cam position sensor in the distributor. If you have spark with no pressure it is the pump.

What kind of car is a GMC Sierra 1500?

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If you have fuel pressure after the above tests pull a spark plug and check for spark. If you don’t have spark check the cam position sensor in the distributor. If you have spark with no pressure it is the pump.

What causes a Silverado Sierra to hesitate when accelerating?

As of today it starts fine and idle’s fine but when accelerating you can get up to speed by slightly pushing the pedal,but if you try to give it some gas anything above slightly pressing the pedal it hesitates and backfire once you push it to that point then it hesitates at any speed when trying to give it gas Just guessing here. 1. Spark Plugs?

What kind of problems does a 1993 Jimmy have?

I have a 1993 Jimmy. It has been having starting issues. We have heard everything from the fuel injectors needs to be cleaned to replacing the water pump. We have replaced the computer twice, the second time the garage replaced it free. But now it does not start but turns over.

What happens when a GM Truck starts then dies?

It starts then dies immediately. Parts replaced so far: fuel pump, fuel filter, spider injectors, fuel regulator, oil pressure switch, ignition switch, ignition module, passlock, fuel pump relay, spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor and ignition coil. Crank sensor is getting power and 50 psi with key in the on position (not running).

How long does a GM truck engine run?

The security system should let the engine run for about 10 secs, then, depending on the vehicle, both spark and fuel will be cut off. How long will yours run? Also think the padlock symbol should be lite if it’s the security system.

What’s the fuel Gage on a 1993 Chevy truck?

Fuel gage never wavered at 12-13 psi. MAP around 2.9v when PW 2.8MS when truck seemed to be falling a little flat under brake torque. This thing is really close to getting a carburetor on it.

Why does my 1993 Chevy TBI stall at idle?

Timing is steady and not jumping all over. It is a fuel issue. The only code that ever sets is a P044, lean exhaust, and the exhaust is really lean. We have swapped PCM/PROM with a same year Suburban, no change. Both vehicles run the same as this did using the other’s PCM.

Why does my Chevy truck shake at idle?

While the truck is idling with 02 lean, a quick shot of carb spray in the throttle body will cause the 02 to go rich. And when the truck sometimes starts shaking at idle it will smooth out with carb spray. I jst don’t understand why the computer is not trying to richen the mixture up based on the 02 saying lean.

Can a Chevy truck run in cold weather?

After its warm it runs just fine. The colder the outside temp. is, the worse the truck runs. Around 20-40 degrees I have to let it fully warm up otherwise its horrible and even stalls out occasionally. If its below 20 degrees it will take awhile to even get it started.

Why is my Chevy Silverado running rough at idle?

Really, your Silverado will be running rougher at any RPM, but a misfire will be most pronounced at idle. Spark Plug Wires – While not every model and engine combination of vehicles today comes with spark plug wires (a lot are now coil on plug), if your Silverado happens to have them, they can go bad and cause a rough idle.

Why does my GMC Truck die at idle when warm?

So I wasn’t suspicious of fuel pressure, then later checked it and I have a steady 10psi from the moment I turn the key until a few seconds after it dies so the fuel pump is good. It runs strong and is fine until I idle. This happens only when the engine is warm and last time I checked it never went into closed loop.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Silverado have?

The 6.0 engine had nine variations over its 20 year life span. However, the most popular engine versions were the LQ4 and LY6. Overall, the Vortec 6000 engine was most popular in HD-model Silverado’s and Sierra’s along with the Suburban and Yukon XL car models.

What does rough idle mean on a GMC Sierra?

rough idle, stalling, loss of power. o2 sensor code 44 (lean) Replaced: coolant temp sensor, tps, map sensor, fuel filter, and o2 sensor. It will run normal on occasion but only lasts about 45 seconds or so.

What happens when the diaphragm is ruptured on a GMC Sierra?

If the diaphragm has ruptured it will literally be like putting a hose with fuel into the intake and running it full. When it initially started to go it probably slowly flooded the engine to where it seemed to run ok but the excess fuel created a ton of carbon coating the O2 sensor. Since no air could pass through it, it gave a false lean reading.

What causes a Chevy Silverado to stall while driving?

Thank you very much for your help. Stalls out while driving at low rpm , changed alternator, battery and 2brand new fuel pumps and still stalls , getting worse, before temp gets up it seems to run A ok ???? Please help !!

How long has my Silverado Sierra been running?

We have had it for about 9 mos and put about 7k on it. Last week it started randomly stalling/dying, most times starting right back up. Then it died on my son and wouldn’t start. NO engines popping up. When I got to it I tried to go through the basics of troubleshooting- Turned on key to listen for fuel pump, pump came on.

Why does my GMC engine start but not run?

Repair guides and support for cars, trucks, and SUVs manufactured by GMC. Answered! View the answer I have this problem too Is this a good question? An engine will start but not run when the fuel runs out .

What to do if your Chevy Silverado is stalling?

Reconnect the battery and run the engine and see if the problem goes away. Of course the check engine light will come on about the alternator being disconnected. It won’t be charging so you cant run it more than 10-15 minutes, but its only a test. If this fails, reconnect everything. Borrow a scan tool from auto zone]

Why did my GMC truck engine die while driving?

The positive battery cable was coroded and chewed up. Replaced it and all has been well.

Why does my GMC Sierra stall at 30 mph?

Never threw a service engine light or a code and would readily re start. 2 weeks ago it quit at 30 mph, wouldn’t restart and SES lit up. Code indicated crank positioning sensor. Had it replaced and so far so good. If yours behaves as mine did it could be a while before you get a traceable code. I own a 1998 GM Sierra 5.7L 2wd automatic.

Repair guides and support for cars, trucks, and SUVs manufactured by GMC. Answered! View the answer I have this problem too Is this a good question? An engine will start but not run when the fuel runs out .

What’s the problem with my GMC Sierra truck?

It idles at around 400rpm when warm. It runs fine when cold. When I go from 15 mph to a stop it will stall about 50% of the time. The other times it will recover after the tach drops to almost “0”. I have a 2001 Sierra 1500 with the 5.3 V8. I have done all of the following and the truck has shown no change in behavior. 1. Cleaned throttle bottle.

Why does my Chevy Silverado stall at low idle?

I have the same problem with the stalling at a stop and low idle. It idles at around 400rpm when warm. It runs fine when cold. When I go from 15 mph to a stop it will stall about 50% of the time. The other times it will recover after the tach drops to almost “0”. I have a 2001 Sierra 1500 with the 5.3 V8.

What does the fuel smell like in a GMC Sierra 1500?

If so pull the air filter off and sniff the throttle body for a fuel smell. If the diaphragm has ruptured it will literally be like putting a hose with fuel into the intake and running it full.

Why does my GMC Sierra 1500 run rough at idle?

The spray smoothing out the rough rpm is an indication of the engine running lean, could be low fuel pressure, could be a vacuum leak. With it running rough at an idle and smoothing out at a higher rpm is a general sign of a vacuum leak.

What causes a GMC Sierra 1500 to lean?

The only other thing that will cause a lean condition is low fuel pressure. A vacuum leak will be problematic at idle and go away with higher rpms. Low fuel pressure will get much worse at higher rpms. 123 people found this helpful.

What causes a Chevy C / K 1500 to bog down?

My truck bogs down (and tries to die) when I give it gas to accelerate off of a stop. There is often a backfire or two when this happens. Pumping the gas does not help. I basically have to crawl through any intersection until it picks up a bit of speed from idle. The truck idles smoothly, and it runs fine once it’s above about 5-10mph or so.

Can a Chevy C / K 1500 run at idle?

There is often a backfire or two when this happens. Pumping the gas does not help. I basically have to crawl through any intersection until it picks up a bit of speed from idle. The truck idles smoothly, and it runs fine once it’s above about 5-10mph or so. If moving at a picking up the speed.

Why does my GMC Sierra suddenly stop running?

Truck suddenly stops running, acting like it’s out of fuel. There is fuel in the gas tank and, I can hear the fuel pump when I turn the ignition on. Is there a fuse, or relay that is maybe causing this to happen?

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado?

If this sensor or switch fails, the vehicle will display the service 4WD message. This faulty 4WD issue is among the most common problems with the 2008 Chevy Silverado, according to reports from owners.

Why does my Chevy Silverado idle and stall when stopping?

I had a trouble code of # 22 t.p.s, I replaced the throttle position sensor, m.a.p sensor, and the idle air control sensor,however i am still having the problem, it is throttle body injected, and there arent any other codes showing up. Any help would be much appreciated. Hello Clay.

Why does my GMC Truck die at idle?

Once the engine is warmed up then it relies on the O2 sensor for air/fuel ratio. A rough idle usually means a vacuum leak. I would check for those especially vacuum lines.

When did Chevy Silverado start stalling at highway speeds?

April 2007, Stalling ocurrred at highway speeds (first time), diagnosis was faulty PRV and repaired. Stalling contiuned intermittently after replacement.

Why does my GMC Sierra 1500 stall while in gear?

Motor wants to stall while in gear (but doesn’t do it out of gear once over 1000 rpm it dosent) seem to stall and it is only from a dead stop. Fuel filter has been replaced and TBI was rebuilt last April but it sort of used to do something like this when it was like 40 degrees or below. Could be torque converter lockup solenoid in the trans.

Why does my 1995 Chevy Silverado stall out?

Browse “SIMILAR TOPICS” At The Bottom Of This Page. On 95 chevy that’s still want stay crank and still stalls out. This is Amy from ms down south..just by chance have u check to see. About catalytic onverter could be stopped up, and/or donnut gaskets could have ur pips stopped up where u are getting little air out.

Reconnect the battery and run the engine and see if the problem goes away. Of course the check engine light will come on about the alternator being disconnected. It won’t be charging so you cant run it more than 10-15 minutes, but its only a test. If this fails, reconnect everything. Borrow a scan tool from auto zone]

Why does my Chevy truck stall at idle?

Filter is not that old, and if plugged or if pressure regulator is malfunctioning, why do I never see fuel pressure at throttle body so much as waver lower than 12psi? Also, many times the lean condition will start just off idle so bad so that truck wil fall flat on its face and stall.

What causes stalling on a 1990 Chevy k1500?

So far it has a new distributor (for an unrelated problem), idle valve, throttle position sensor, knock sensor, temperature sensor, fuel filter, plugs & wires. The idle valve and tpi both tested bad, and replacing them helped on general driveability but didn’t affect the stalling.

What should I do about my 1994 Chevy Silverado?

My 94 Chevy Silverado was also sputtering, backfiring, missing etc… I changed the fuel filter to no avail, tried several things to get it to run smooth but nothing helped’ until a friend of mine who used to have his own shop told me about a memo he had received years ago dealing with this identical problem. here’s what worked for me!

Why does my Chevy Silverado stall in reverse?

Sounds alot like a bad ground and/or battery connection problem. THe stalling in reverse could be caused by the movement of the engine in the opposite direction due to the reverse torque combined with a loose ground cable on the engine. Hope this helps.

What causes a 1994 Chevy C / K 1500 to bog down?

– CarGurus 1994 Chevy C1500 5.7 bogs/backfires when I give it gas. My truck bogs down (and tries to die) when I give it gas to accelerate off of a stop. There is often a backfire or two when this happens. Pumping the gas does not help. I basically have to crawl through any intersection until it picks up a bit of speed from idle. The truck

My 94 Chevy Silverado was also sputtering, backfiring, missing etc… I changed the fuel filter to no avail, tried several things to get it to run smooth but nothing helped’ until a friend of mine who used to have his own shop told me about a memo he had received years ago dealing with this identical problem. here’s what worked for me!

Is there a problem with my Chevy Silverado?

2001 Silverado Vehicle update: After running into another owner with the same truck and a year later (model) and the same symptom we both went to the same dealer explaining problem. The dealer felt they had to diagnose the problem because we weren’t both nuts, it must be a real issue to these trucks (daaa).

When was the ignition harness replaced on my Chevy Silverado?

NOV. 2007 dealership replaced ignition harness, and stalling continued. Dec. 2007 I replaced the battery and did a thourough cleaning of the battery terminals. Stalling continues and now more often when idling, warm or cold.

Why is my GM Vortec engine bogging down?

If so look into a vacuume leak or possibly bad igntion components. If your not using delco plugs in this motor that can be a big contributor to your problem. GM vortec engines hate anything but vortec plugs and will do all kinds of weird things. And yes a clogged converter could cause this sort of thing to happen.

What to do if your GM Truck is bogging down?

Pull the distributor cap and check for corrosion on the underside or any signs of water. Be sure they’re clean and dry so you’re not cross firing and make sure the rotor is in good condition as well. Double check your wires for wear/melting while you’re at it too and it never hurts to check your plugs and gap.

Why is my Chevy Suburban bogging down on hard acceleration?

I have a 97 Suburban 5.7, 2wd. On hard acceleration it is bogging down like there is to much air, because sometimes it backfires. Or a plugged exhaust. I replaced the fuel pump-because it was bad in July.

If so pull the air filter off and sniff the throttle body for a fuel smell. If the diaphragm has ruptured it will literally be like putting a hose with fuel into the intake and running it full.

Once the engine is warmed up then it relies on the O2 sensor for air/fuel ratio. A rough idle usually means a vacuum leak. I would check for those especially vacuum lines.

When is put in drive it stalls out?

95 chevy 1500 4×4 5.7L starts and idle in park. When put in drive it stalls out? | GM Truck Club Forum 95 chevy 1500 4×4 5.7L starts and idle in park. When put in drive it stalls out?

What kind of car is a 95 Chevy?

I have a 95 chevy 1500 4×4 5.7L 145,000mils. It’s been running good/bad for a few months. It will start right up and idle ok in park but as soon as I put it into drive it stalls out.

Why does my Silverado Sierra feel like its missing something?

Most quality Scan tools will read misfire counters on newer GM products. Need to pin point what cyl is misfiring if at all. Another quick check since its at freeway cruise speed is to drag your foot on the brake just enough to unlock the torque converter. If the miss felling goes away it could be the torque conveter locking and unlocking.

When does Chevy Silverado 1500 engine hesitate during acceleration?

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What causes a Chevy Silverado to run rough?

If an oxygen sensor goes bad, it can make your Silverado run too lean (or rich). A super lean running engine will often idle rough. Fuel Injectors. The fuel injection systems job is to atomize the fuel into fine mist.

How old is the 2005 Chevy Silverado truck?

The 2005 Chevy Silverado was the 7th model year of the GMT800 platform truck. These trucks are over ten years old, and it is hitting the point that your 2005 Silverado may be having transmission problems. Below, you’ll find a ton of troubleshooting your transmission problems. The 2005 Silverado was a carryover from the 2004 model year.

Chevrolet Silverado engine problems aren’t restricted to faulty sensors. For 1999 to 2017 models, especially the V6 and 5.3-liter V8 engines, oil consumption was a real concern. We’re talking about 3 or 4 quarts between oil changes, and sometimes more.

Why is my 2005 Chevy Silverado not moving?

Both sides will be hot when it is working properly. Not Moving in any Gear – If your 2005 Silverado Transmission has a problem moving in any gear, it is likely caused by a lack of transmission fluid. No matter how silly that sounds, and how convinced you are that it is not the problem, go ahead and check it anyway.

What happens when the fuel pump goes out on a Chevy Silverado?

There are physical signs that you can feel when your Silverado’s fuel pump is going out. Before taking anything apart, check to see if your engine’s computer has any trouble codes saved in it. The engine may throw a P0087 trouble code. This trouble code detects that the fuel rail/system pressure is too low.

Can a 2001 Chevy Silverado die while driving?

Re-start after a few minutes and runs well until driven a short distance, the … read more I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado. While driving my truck began to loose power while pressing the gas pedal and eventually died. It would restart but whould then quickly die.

What should I do if my Chevy truck dies?

One thought is if it seems fuel starved you may want to check EVAP system esp. vent and purge solenoids, after it dies, pop the gas cap and see if it feels like tank was pressurized. 9 people found this helpful. Start a new Chevrolet question.

When did my Chevy Duramax die while driving?

04 Chevy duramax, dies while idling and intemitintly while driving, restarts and runs for long periods and shorts periods. Today it died while idling … read more I have 1994 c1500 5.7. When the truck is cold it starts just I have 1994 c1500 5.7.

What’s the problem with my 1997 Chevy Silverado?

I have a 1997 chevy 1500 siverado with a 5.7 vortec that has been having a problem for about 6 months now. The truck starts, idles, and revs normally and when accellarating slowly everything works just fine, but once you get past half throttle it falls on its face and acts like it has a clogged fuel filter or bad fuel pump.

Is there a removable chip on a 1997 Chevy Silverado?

There is no removable chip on a ’97 PCM. The computer can be reflashed (reprogrammed) with updated software if you have the equipment. Generally, a reflash will not rectify a situation that arose so late in the truck’s life.

I have the same problem with the stalling at a stop and low idle. It idles at around 400rpm when warm. It runs fine when cold. When I go from 15 mph to a stop it will stall about 50% of the time. The other times it will recover after the tach drops to almost “0”. I have a 2001 Sierra 1500 with the 5.3 V8.

What causes a Chevy 4.3 engine to stall?

Lack of oil will cause a knocking sound in the engine, stalling, poor acceleration and eventually engine break down. Lack of transmission fluid, battery fluids, radiator and cooling system fluids can all cause symptoms that mimic bad idle air control valves and throttle control switches.

What causes a GM truck to lose power?

If your GM truck occasionally loses the ability to accelerate and warns you of reduced engine power, that could be caused by a faulty throttle body. While not common, this issue can interfere with your engine function and cause your vehicle to lose power anywhere from once in a while to several times in a day.

What causes a GMC Jimmy 4.3 engine to die?

Gmc jimmy 4.3 will sometimes die while driving in highway when i let off the accelorater pedal. my 95 blazer when coming to a stop and braking it idles high and rough sounding and it sputters and will clink and clank as stoppung and almost dies no engine light on what could be causing this. Your engine may have a vacuum leak.

Why does my Chevy Tahoe stall while driving?

Bad fuel or fuel starvation could cause some stalling too! I had a car once that developed a small hole in a rubber fuel line causing the car to **** air and stall. Check you fuel lines especially if they are rubber.

I have a 97 Suburban 5.7, 2wd. On hard acceleration it is bogging down like there is to much air, because sometimes it backfires. Or a plugged exhaust. I replaced the fuel pump-because it was bad in July.

What causes Chevy Silverado to shut down while driving?

Parts stores can scan it for you if you don’t have access to a scanner. But we don’t recommend driving anywhere until your Silverado is fixed, since dying at the wrong time can cause a collision. 1. Out of Fuel

What happens when a car starts and then dies?

You’ll hear the engine turning and everything will seem fine. However, there may come a point in time when your car will start but then die almost immediately afterward. This will aggravate you a lot because it will seem like your car should be working since you got it to start first.

If so look into a vacuume leak or possibly bad igntion components. If your not using delco plugs in this motor that can be a big contributor to your problem. GM vortec engines hate anything but vortec plugs and will do all kinds of weird things. And yes a clogged converter could cause this sort of thing to happen.

What happens when the crankshaft sensor goes bad?

Engine sensors are subject to heat and one of the most susceptible is the crankshaft sensor. When this sensor goes bad it may or may not set a trouble code so if you have performed a scan and no codes are present suspect this sensor.

What causes idle surges on a car ECM?

Idle surging can be caused due to other issues in the car, but if it happens in conjunction with other throttle position sensor symptoms, the culprit is often the TPS. At idle, the ECM will not get the correct information and the throttle will variate randomly causing idle surges.

Can a bad throttle position sensor cause idle surging?

Idle surging can be caused due to other issues in the car, but if it happens in conjunction with other throttle position sensor symptoms, the culprit is often the TPS. At idle, the ECM will not get the correct information and the throttle will variate randomly causing idle surges. 3) Check Engine Light

Why does my car run rough at idle?

I’ve TRIED EVERYTHING AND THINK IT JUMPED TIMING…Does anyone think it is possible that it jumped time and would cause it to run like it does. If it jumped timing it’d likely be hard to start and run rough at idle.

What to do if your car starts and idles but then backfires?

Keep in mind, that if the reverse limiter is being turned on intermittently by vibration at the connection, the RPM that it settles to may be higher than if the limiter were on continuously. I’d suggest grounding the wire and riding, to see if the issue has gone away.

What causes reverse switch to break during idle?

Vibration induced by certain RPM’s can cause the reverse switch spring connection to break contact briefly, turning the limiter on intermittently – try grounding the wire and see if the problem goes away. (I’d guess, from info so far, that this is the most likely culprit)… I cleaned the carb after the problem started.

Can a car stall with a bad throttle position sensor?

The engine can stall for no reason and without any warning. This happens when the TPS gives incorrect information to the ECM. The engine can stall at high speed, at low speed, or even at idle. A faulty throttle position sensor will not let your car accelerate normally. Though this doesn’t happen all the time.

Why does my car stall at highway speeds?

The engine may start and idle fine, but run out of power or even stall at highway speeds. If the engine starts right back up after stalling, the likely cause is low fuel volume delivery because of a weak pump. If the engine is running normally one minute, but suddenly quits, loss of ignition may be the problem.

Gmc jimmy 4.3 will sometimes die while driving in highway when i let off the accelorater pedal. my 95 blazer when coming to a stop and braking it idles high and rough sounding and it sputters and will clink and clank as stoppung and almost dies no engine light on what could be causing this. Your engine may have a vacuum leak.

What causes engine to start then stall immediately?

It is very possible that has to relearn idle if everything was so off. IAC motors will cause this also and not set a code. If it runs with a little throttle, we may be in pretty good shape. Keep it running until it gets a little warm, then let off and see what happens. It may take a little bit to relearn.

How often does a GMC Yukon engine die?

Engine cranks, briefly… Engine cranks, briefly starts and then dies. The engine cranks over, the engine will start and within one second the engine dies. This occurs once every other month. Took it to dealer for a major tune up and it still happens.

Why does my GMC Yukon engine start and then shut off?

Pressed it down and good pressure of fuel came out. I know it’s firing because it ran when I sprinkled fuel down the intake. On it’s own, it will start for a sec and then shut off. Something won’t allow the injectors to continue to pulse for some reason.

When do you Know Your graphics card is dying?

If you get stuttering along with other warning signs, there’s a good chance it’s your graphics card. Screen glitches: If you’re playing a game or watching a movie and suddenly start seeing tearing or weird colors appearing all over the screen, your graphics card might be dying.

How can you tell if your car battery is dead?

Signs the Battery is Dead: When you attempt to start the car, there is a low whining sound. If jump starting gets your engine started and running, but the car will not start again once you turn it off, the battery is probably the problem.

Why does my car die when I jump start it?

Or that your gauges are behaving strangely. If you jump start your car and it will start, but the engine dies right after the jump then it is most likely the alternator. (Note: Do not try to test the alternator by removing the negative battery cable with the engine running. This could damage your car or truck’s electrical systems).

Why does my Dodge Ram 1500 keep dying?

When going highway speed it would occasionally “buck” and the tach would drop to near zero and come right back. Occasionally it would happen repeatedly and make a lot of noise. When slowing down it would stall out and die, but always restarted. The truck was always warm when these things happened.

A dead or low battery can be caused by a failing alternator. It can also result from additional draw from auxiliary lights, fuses, sound systems, alarms and such. Some of the things to look for are no-starting and trouble starting, dimming lights and problems with stereo system output.

When do you know a person is nearing death?

The signs of death being near can be different for each person. No one can really predict what may happen at the end of life, how long the final stage of life will last, or when death will actually happen. Sometimes death comes quickly due to an unexpected event or problem. Other times the dying process moves slowly and the patient seems to linger.

Is there check engine light for intermittent stalling?

Many times, there will be no check engine light and no fault codes to give you a clue as to what might be causing the engine to stall. So the trick to diagnosing an intermittent stalling problem is to catch the vehicle when it’s acting up — and that rarely happens when you have the vehicle in your shop.

Why does my car stall after a few miles?

When a bad module is responsible for an intermittent stalling problem, the engine will usually cold start just fine and run OK for short distances, but stalls after driving more than a few miles or when driving at highway speeds (especially during hot weather). It’s as if somebody suddenly turned off the ignition.

Can a stalling engine be intermittent driveability?

Intermittent driveability problems of any kind are always a challenge to diagnose. When a customer brings you a vehicle and complains of a stalling problem, you may not have much to go on other than their description of what’s happening and when it happens.

Many times, there will be no check engine light and no fault codes to give you a clue as to what might be causing the engine to stall. So the trick to diagnosing an intermittent stalling problem is to catch the vehicle when it’s acting up — and that rarely happens when you have the vehicle in your shop.

What makes a car stall when making a left hand turn?

In this case, the owner of a 2002 GMC Envoy complained that his car would stall and die but only when making left hand turns. When checking out the vehicle the other symptom was a dim left headlight. Since the dim headlight situation isn’t dependent on vehicle movement, that’s the starting point.

Intermittent driveability problems of any kind are always a challenge to diagnose. When a customer brings you a vehicle and complains of a stalling problem, you may not have much to go on other than their description of what’s happening and when it happens.

When a bad module is responsible for an intermittent stalling problem, the engine will usually cold start just fine and run OK for short distances, but stalls after driving more than a few miles or when driving at highway speeds (especially during hot weather). It’s as if somebody suddenly turned off the ignition.

When does the idle air control valve change?

When the engine is running but the vehicle is not moving, this means the engine is idling. During this time, the number of revolutions per minute (RPM) inside the engine will change. The idle air control valve is responsible for managing the engine idle speed.

Can a bad air control valve cause an engine to stall?

Sometimes the engine stalling will happen on its own while other times, increasing the load on the engine will cause it to stall. For example, if you turn on your heater or air conditioner when you have a bad idle air control valve, then your engine will probably stall immediately afterward.

Why does the engine stall when I put the car in reverse?

If the engine stalls, it may be caused by a faulty idle control valve, bad O2 sensors, or clogged fuel injectors. In regards to the “pan”, we’re not sure what you are referring, so it may be a good idea to contact one of our local professional mechanics to complete a battery inspection to determine what’s going on with your 2010 Ford Focus.

Why does my IACV stall when gas is released?

Replaced map sensor, cts, egr valve and accuator, basic tune up including rotor, cap, wires and plugs. Checked both sides of plugs after running for 2,000 miles. Both sides were chocolate brown. Cleaned iacv and it looked damm near new. I’m thinking it might be a bad wire harrness.

What causes a Chevy C / K 1500 to stall?

These components are very sensitive and when failing, will cause misfire, idle issues, and cause it to burn rich as well. 11 out of 12 issues like this are because of this pickup coil. Pcv valve cleaning is general maintenance. 8 people found this helpful. CHECK THE DISTRIBUTOR TIMING!!

If the engine stalls, it may be caused by a faulty idle control valve, bad O2 sensors, or clogged fuel injectors. In regards to the “pan”, we’re not sure what you are referring, so it may be a good idea to contact one of our local professional mechanics to complete a battery inspection to determine what’s going on with your 2010 Ford Focus.

Why does my car stall at high speed?

The engine can stall at high speed, at low speed, or even at idle. A faulty throttle position sensor will not let your car accelerate normally. Though this doesn’t happen all the time. You may experience slow acceleration, acceleration surge at both high and low speeds, hesitation or delay in acceleration, and other related symptoms.

Why is my Silverado Sierra sluggish to accelerate?

Have a KN intake system on it and keep it clean so I dont think that is it but I havent really done anything else as far as modifications. After accelerating it feels like it starts to let loose and eventually seems to get up to speed. Any ideas of what I can do? Get a custom tune. I would get an exhaust of some sort to help with the tune.

What is the diagnostic code for engine stall?

Diagnostic trouble codes P0120, P0121, P0122, P0123, and P0124 are what will commonly appear. The engine can stall for no reason and without any warning. This happens when the TPS gives incorrect information to the ECM. The engine can stall at high speed, at low speed, or even at idle.

Why does my car stall at low rpm?

The will likely force your computer to stall the engine and only allow it to run at low RPMs, which means the car will only move at slow speeds. This is a safety feature enforced by the computer so that your engine doesn’t get too damaged.

Have a KN intake system on it and keep it clean so I dont think that is it but I havent really done anything else as far as modifications. After accelerating it feels like it starts to let loose and eventually seems to get up to speed. Any ideas of what I can do? Get a custom tune. I would get an exhaust of some sort to help with the tune.

Diagnostic trouble codes P0120, P0121, P0122, P0123, and P0124 are what will commonly appear. The engine can stall for no reason and without any warning. This happens when the TPS gives incorrect information to the ECM. The engine can stall at high speed, at low speed, or even at idle.

When do you Know Your GMC Sierra ignition switch is bad?

If your GMC Sierra is starting right up, but then immediately dies, that is a very good indication that the ignition switch is bad. Here’s what happens. You aren’t getting power to the ignition or fuel pump while the key “rests” in the run position.

It starts then dies immediately. Parts replaced so far: fuel pump, fuel filter, spider injectors, fuel regulator, oil pressure switch, ignition switch, ignition module, passlock, fuel pump relay, spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor and ignition coil. Crank sensor is getting power and 50 psi with key in the on position (not running).

What kind of engine does a 1996 GMC Sierra have?

I have a 1996 GMC Sierra K2500 with the vortec 350 and the engine will cut out (and return to power within seconds, but sometimes not too.) Randomly (Losing fuel pressure) without notice.

If your GMC Sierra is starting right up, but then immediately dies, that is a very good indication that the ignition switch is bad. Here’s what happens. You aren’t getting power to the ignition or fuel pump while the key “rests” in the run position.

Why does my truck stall when I turn the key off?

This is pretty common on this truck. Normally this would cause the truck to sort of stumble before it stalls. If it just instantly shuts off like you are turning the key off, then it may be a problem in the ignition switch in the steering column, or an ignition control module.

What are the features of the GMC Sierra 1500?

Elevation Convenience Package includes (CJ2) dual climate control, (A2X) 10-way power driver seat including power lumbar, (KA1) heated driver and passenger seats, (KI3) heated steering wheel, (N37) manual tilt/telescoping steering column and (B1J) rear wheelhouse liners (Included with (PDE) Elevation Value Package.

What causes engine to die when put in reverse?

Check that out, it will show you where they are, and they can both be replaced without removing the transmission, which is fantastic if that is the cause. The control solenoid is what actuates the lock-up solenoid, and if either are faulty, the TC will always be locked or unlocked.

How does a failing fuel filter affect a car?

A failing fuel filter may exhibit similar symptoms to a failing fuel pump. Power loss, especially on acceleration, may be the first sign. As flow continues to be impeded, the fuel filter may ultimately lead to a no-start condition, as fuel can no longer get to the engine. Vacuum leaks: The engine of a car is basically a large air pump.

Why does my Chevy Silverado stall at 55 mph?

While driving at speed (55 mph) truck will stall and within seconds restart on its own as if nothing happened, and continue to run as normal. Truck also has continues to stall after a couple minutes while at idle. Temp does not seem to be at issue as it does this when cold or at normal operating temp.

How to change a fuel filter on a 1990 Chevy?

How to Change a Fuel Filter on a 1990 to 2003 Chevy or GMC. – YouTube If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the TV’s watch history and influence TV recommendations.

While driving at speed (55 mph) truck will stall and within seconds restart on its own as if nothing happened, and continue to run as normal. Truck also has continues to stall after a couple minutes while at idle. Temp does not seem to be at issue as it does this when cold or at normal operating temp.

What causes a truck to stumble at low rpm?

Bill, the truck idles perfect. when you are on the gas it pulls clean with no stumbles or hesitation. it only acts up when you are cruising with little load on the throttle. then it can’t seem to decide to declerate, hold steady or accererate.

Why is my GMC Valev stalling at low rpm?

I had the IAC out and cleaned the valve and the port. the valev is not siezed and at idle there is no changes unless the ac pump cycles but is otherwise smooth and even. PCV seems to be fine with good vacuum at the valve and free motion of the valve.

As of today it starts fine and idle’s fine but when accelerating you can get up to speed by slightly pushing the pedal,but if you try to give it some gas anything above slightly pressing the pedal it hesitates and backfire once you push it to that point then it hesitates at any speed when trying to give it gas Just guessing here. 1. Spark Plugs?

Sometimes the engine stalling will happen on its own while other times, increasing the load on the engine will cause it to stall. For example, if you turn on your heater or air conditioner when you have a bad idle air control valve, then your engine will probably stall immediately afterward.

When the engine is running but the vehicle is not moving, this means the engine is idling. During this time, the number of revolutions per minute (RPM) inside the engine will change. The idle air control valve is responsible for managing the engine idle speed.

Where to buy a 2008 GMC Sierra Denali?

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What to do if your Yukon Denali stops running?

I have a 1999 Yukon Denali, stopped running going down the road, acted like it ran out of gas. Added gas, didn’t help. Changed the Crank Position Sensor, didn’t help. Changed the Spark Plugs, didn’t help. No spark at the plugs, no spark out of the coil, changed the coil, didn’t help.

Why does my Chevy k1500 stall when gas is released?

I have been working on our 89 Chevy K1500 and am still having an idle issue. The truck idle drops and lopes and occasionally completely stalls. This usually happens when driving slow in town… backing out of parking space, letting off gas when coming to a stop sign or to park etc. It does fine to start and accelerate.

Filter is not that old, and if plugged or if pressure regulator is malfunctioning, why do I never see fuel pressure at throttle body so much as waver lower than 12psi? Also, many times the lean condition will start just off idle so bad so that truck wil fall flat on its face and stall.

The engine may start and idle fine, but run out of power or even stall at highway speeds. If the engine starts right back up after stalling, the likely cause is low fuel volume delivery because of a weak pump. If the engine is running normally one minute, but suddenly quits, loss of ignition may be the problem.

What causes a car battery to stop working?

If the vehicle battery cables are loose or corroded it can cause a lack of a good connection. Good battery connections are mandatory for the electrical system to stay healthy and operate correctly. This is an easy fix by simply cleaning the battery terminals and cable ends.

What causes an electric car to stall while driving?

As you drive the electrical components heat up and fail by not allowing electrical current to pass through a particular sensor, connection, computer or control module (This will be the same for electric cars as well). Once an electrical connection cools the system will operate again until reheated.

Why does my Silverado go slower past half Trottle?

The truck starts, idles, and revs normally and when accellarating slowly everything works just fine, but once you get past half throttle it falls on its face and acts like it has a clogged fuel filter or bad fuel pump. It actually goes slower than below half throttle. The bogging gets consistently worse the more throttle you give it.

Sounds alot like a bad ground and/or battery connection problem. THe stalling in reverse could be caused by the movement of the engine in the opposite direction due to the reverse torque combined with a loose ground cable on the engine. Hope this helps.

What kind of truck stalls at highway speeds?

I own a 1998 GM Sierra 5.7L 2wd automatic. My truck intermittently stalls while idiling, city speeds and at highway speeds. The idle stall has started in the colder months ( I live in Canada). I can start the engine right away and it runs perfectly until the next time it stalls.

What are the symptoms of a Chevy 6.0L TPS failure?

Chevy 6.0L TPS Failure Symptoms 1 Rough idling, stalls at idle, jumping RPM’s 2 Lack of power, acceleration, etc. 3 Engine misfires 4 Irregular shifting

When did Chevy stop using the automatic transmission?

It was available primarily on Chevrolet from January 1950 through 1973, although some Pontiac models also used this automatic transmission after the fire at the Hydra-Matic factory in 1953. Excellent transmission to build up to just about any power handling level.

When is a bad throttle position sensor a warning sign?

Engine won’t idle smoothly, idles too slowly, or stalls If you start to experience engine misfires, stalling, or rough idling when the car is stopped, it can also be a warning sign of a failing TPS. You don’t want to wait to get this checked out!

Can a bad throttle body cause high RPM idle?

High RPM Idle The throttle body controls the engine’s idle to make sure it is always holding a steady RPM. If there is a problem with the throttle body, it may cause the be way too high. A not calibrated throttle body can also cause this.

Can a bad throttle body cause an engine to die?

A not calibrated throttle body can also cause this. You can calibrate the throttle body with most diagnostic scanners. The throttle body can affect the RPM the other way also. It can cause the RPM to be so low at idle so that the engine will die.

The engine can stall for no reason and without any warning. This happens when the TPS gives incorrect information to the ECM. The engine can stall at high speed, at low speed, or even at idle. A faulty throttle position sensor will not let your car accelerate normally. Though this doesn’t happen all the time.

Is the Silverado 6.0 running rough, stalling?

SilveradoSierra.com • 6.0 running rough, stalling. : Vortec 6000 6.0L V8 6.0 running rough, stalling. The truck ran perfect yesterday (towing a trailer all around town, about 100 miles). Today, when I went to turn the key, the radio came on, and then it died- didn’t even turn over.

2001 Silverado Vehicle update: After running into another owner with the same truck and a year later (model) and the same symptom we both went to the same dealer explaining problem. The dealer felt they had to diagnose the problem because we weren’t both nuts, it must be a real issue to these trucks (daaa).

Why is my Silverado Sierra engine popping up?

NO engines popping up. When I got to it I tried to go through the basics of troubleshooting- Turned on key to listen for fuel pump, pump came on. Pulled spark plug to check for spark which it had however plugs were bad and the spark was orange instead of blue.

Why does my car die when I take my foot off the accelerator?

The engine dies when I take my foot off of the accelerator. Hello. If the engine runs fine when you are holding the accelerator pedal down and dies when you release it then you may have a couple of possible issues. I would first check the vacuum hoses going to the engine. If any of them are loose or leaking, this will occur.

Why does my car stall when I come to a stop?

You really notice it when you come to a stop, after which you have to push hard on the brake pedal to keep the car from moving. Here’s what could be happening: If you have a carburetor, you may have a bad accelerator pump or power circuit. The Fix: Replace the accelerator pump or replace the carburetor. The engine may be overheating.

What causes an engine to stall while driving?

If the engine stalls while idling or driving, the engine may be running out of fuel. This could be from not receiving enough fuel pressure to keep it running. The most likely cause of this kind of stalling would be, a fuel pump that is not spinning fast enough; or is intermittently cutting out.

What causes a car to stall after filling up with gas?

Repeated impact from uncontrolled combustion, can damage the engine. Gas contaminated with water, other liquids and dirt; can cause a car to misfire, sputter and stall. So, if the stalling started to occur shortly after your last fill-up, suspect bad gas.

Can a faulty manifold sensor cause engine stall?

A faulty manifold pressure sensor has symptoms that closely resemble; a vehicle with injector problems or low compression problems. If the (MAP) sensor is not reading accurately; the (PCM) may add too much fuel or not enough. This again will cause engine stalling.

Why is my GMC 6.5L diesel stalling?

Normally the pumps are fine and they get prematurely changed due to a bad FSD/PMD. They make it very hard to start and stall frequently. Also check your lift pump, the oil pressure switch that activates the lift pump is a royal PITA. Try the dieselplace, they are geared towards the GM and you will get straight answers not trade it in.

Why does my car stall when I Turn Off the engine?

If your car’s engine stalls while running or at idle, it is a clear sign you are having some problems with your fuel pressure. This may be due to fluctuations and sudden drops of the fuel pressure. Today’s electronic cars have a fuel pressure sensor that intelligently calculates if anything is going wrong with the fuel pressure.

Can a bad fuel pressure regulator cause a misfire?

There are also many causes of engine misfires. It can be a problem in the spark plug or the ignition coil. A fuel injector problem can also cause engine misfires. It is also one of the symptoms of a bad fuel pressure regulator. A problem with this device can lead to low fuel pressure.

Why is the lift pump not working on my GMC 6.5L diesel?

Another problem associated with the OPS is that the lift pump is supposed to send fuel through the IP and back to the tank, helping to cool the IP and the FSD= fuel solenoid driver, the little black box mounted on the driver’s side of the IP. This is basically the brain of the electronic IP.

– CarGurus 1994 Chevy C1500 5.7 bogs/backfires when I give it gas. My truck bogs down (and tries to die) when I give it gas to accelerate off of a stop. There is often a backfire or two when this happens. Pumping the gas does not help. I basically have to crawl through any intersection until it picks up a bit of speed from idle. The truck

Why does my Chevy truck stumble when idle?

Very shocking because it’s never done that. A few days later it began to stumble and hesitate upon acceleration. During idle it would sound as if it were about to shut off but it wouldn’t. Rough idle and hesitation sounded like a vacuum problem, so I checked the TBI.

What causes a truck to hesitate when accelerating?

Hesitates When Accelerating: the Initial Problem Was the Truck The initial problem was the truck stalled and died. The following parts have been replaced: spark plugs, wires, fuel filter, distributor, cap, rotor, pick up coil, map sensor, throttle position sensor, and idle air control valve.

Very shocking because it’s never done that. A few days later it began to stumble and hesitate upon acceleration. During idle it would sound as if it were about to shut off but it wouldn’t. Rough idle and hesitation sounded like a vacuum problem, so I checked the TBI.

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