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Why is my truck cutting out?

Why is my truck cutting out?

Car engines quit because of a variety if issues around air flow, fuel or mechanics. Some common reasons for motor vehicle stalls include: A fuel mixture that isn’t rich enough (this is usually the cause of cold stalling and intermittent stalling) A faulty fuel pump, alternator or EGR valve.

What to do if your Chevy 454 Idles low?

Check to see if the EGR valve is stuck open a little. If it is unable of running below 800 RPM test the fuel pressure, especially if the idle sounds weak and unstable. Is that 800 RPM, in park, or in drive?

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 truck idle but no power on acceleration?

The EGR valve tested correctly and wasn’t replaced. When I start the truck (starts easily) it will idle at around 1000-1100 RPM for a about 30 seconds and then drops to about 600 and then to 500 and then stalls. It will staying running if the accelerator is pressed but it is weak during acceleration.

How to solve idle problem in Chevy TBI 454?

1) Disconnect battery for at least ten seconds. (With the Key OFF) 2) Reconnect the battery. 3) Start engine letting it run for five seconds. 4) Turn key off for ten seconds. 5) Then start it and see how it idles. Did you give the model, year, engine, fuel system type, and transmission information?

What causes the idle speed to go up or down?

The idle air control valve is programmed to regulate and maintain the engine idle speed at a constant rate. If the valve fails or has any issues it can cause the idle speed to be thrown off. This may result in an unusually high or low idle speed, or in some cases a surging idle speed that repeatedly climbs and falls. 2. Check Engine Light comes on

What are the symptoms of a bad idle control valve?

$0.00 1 Irregular idle speed One of the most common symptoms commonly associated with a problematic idle air control valve is irregular idle speed. 2 Check Engine Light comes on Another symptom of a potential issue with the idle control valve is an illuminated Check Engine Light. 3 Engine stalling

Why is my GMC TBI not running at idle?

It is no fun to get to the plug on these models, let alone screw in a compression tester. The injector pulse is not much and basically there is a straight down spray out of the injectors and no cone pattern when it runs for 2 seconds total or so. Sometimes it will try to run for 7 or eight seconds, rpms going up and down till it stalls out.

Why is my idle air control not working?

My Idle Air Control also responds accordingly by low counts when it runs good for 3 second and opens up when the engine is starting to stall and trying to keep it running . It dies anyway. I have new gasket on the base of the TBI assembly.

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Ruth Doyle