Why does my GMC Sierra stall at 30 mph?

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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.

Why does my Chevy Silverado run out of fuel?

Another common reason that your Silverado may be starving for fuel is a bad fuel pump. The fuel pump is responsible for sending highly pressurized fuel to the fuel rails. The engine can die if the fuel pressure is not high enough to properly atomize the gasoline properly.

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 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.

Why does my car cut out at 3500 rpm?

Tromp on it and she’s a tire shredding beast, untill it starts getting to 3500+ rpm, not so bad in 1st gear but 2nd is worse and 3rd is real bad. Damn thing starts cutting out/sputtering have to let off. Have checked the timing, spot on 38* all the way.

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 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.

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 was the problem with my GMC Sierra?

August 2007, Brought truck into dealership and they figured it was a weak fuel pump and was replaced, September 2007 stalling of engine continued. NOV. 2007 dealership replaced ignition harness, and stalling continued. Dec. 2007 I replaced the battery and did a thourough cleaning of the battery terminals.

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 GMC Sierra stall out?

I have a 98 gmc searria 4×4 i checked fuel pressure it was under i changed fuel pump and fuel filter and its still starving for fuel what to do it starts with starting fluid 42 people found this helpful.

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 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. No change.

How to check fuel pressure in a GMC Sierra 1500?

You will have to check the fuel pressure at the rail, the test port is ontop driverside about 3/4 the way back. Black cap on aluminum fuel line. The best thing would be to buy or rent a fuel pressure test gauge as it would thread onto this port. If not I’ve used good safety glasses a rag and a screwdriver to check for pressure.

How to troubleshoot a GM 4.8L 5.3L?

You can find this tutorial in Spanish here: Cómo Diagnosticar y Resolver Una Falla en Cilindro (GM 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L) (at: autotecnico-online.com ). The core symptom of a misfire is rough idle. This isn’t the only symptom that your GM van, pickup or SUV might experience… here are some more that you might see:

What causes a Chevy Silverado to stall at low speeds?

You might have a bad IAC valve. (idle air control valve) The PCM retracts the pintle in the valve constantly to maintain desired rpm idle, and rpm at low speeds. Its a 4 wire valve bolted on to the throttle body. If its a mechanical problem with the spring or pintle in the valve, it will not set a code for the IAC. If you decide to replace it.

What are the symptoms of a misfire in a GM Truck?

The core symptom of a misfire is rough idle. This isn’t the only symptom that your GM van, pickup or SUV might experience… here are some more that you might see: P0300: Random Cylinder Misfire. P0301: Cylinder #1 Misfire.

What to do if your GM converter does not light?

If the tester does not light, then check for 12 volts by the regular method. Check for 12 volts at both sides of the fuse. Locate the fuse box and the fuse marked “gauges” (most models). Connect the alligator clip of your test light to ground. Turn the ignition on.

Is there an engine misfire code on a GM 4.8L?

Engine Misfire or Rough Engine Idle on GM 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L is becoming; more common and getting harder to diagnose. Because, GM V8 engines are very prone to a rough idle and engine misfire when cold. The check engine light may also come on, with codes P0300, P0171 and PO174.

Why does my GM V8 engine misfire when cold?

Because, GM V8 engines are very prone to a rough idle and engine misfire when cold. The check engine light may also come on, with codes P0300, P0171 and PO174. But, as the engine warms up, the engine misfire or rough idle tends to go away; which seems confusing.

When to turn off the Check Engine light?

If the engine control module detects an issue with the idle air control valve circuit or signal, it will set off the Check Engine Light to notify the driver that there’s an issue. The Check Engine Light can also be set off by a wide variety of issues, so having the computer scanned for trouble codes is highly recommended. 3. Engine stalling

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.

Why does my engine stall when it’s warm?

It will hold steady at 50 psi and then all of a sudden drop straight to 40 and then down to 10 and the truck stalls. Turn the key to on and it goes right back up to 58. My guesses are it is the fuel pump or the injectors leaking, but I would like advice before spending that money.

Why does my check engine light keep coming on?

The Check Engine light will also come on if your mass airflow sensor fails This can happen if your air filter has not been replaced on a regular basis. If this is the problem and you continue to run your vehicle with the Check Engine light on and the airflow sensor is failing, you’ll be creating more problems.

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.

What’s the problem with my Chevy Silverado stalling?

The low fuel light will come on for a split second and then the battery light comes on. It willl crank like it’s not getting fuel. Let it sit for 10 minutes or so and it will fire up and run just fine. I’ve replaced the fuel filter.

It will hold steady at 50 psi and then all of a sudden drop straight to 40 and then down to 10 and the truck stalls. Turn the key to on and it goes right back up to 58. My guesses are it is the fuel pump or the injectors leaking, but I would like advice before spending that money.

The Check Engine light will also come on if your mass airflow sensor fails This can happen if your air filter has not been replaced on a regular basis. If this is the problem and you continue to run your vehicle with the Check Engine light on and the airflow sensor is failing, you’ll be creating more problems.

What kind of idle does a GMC Sierra have?

After the truck starts and is warm at a stable idle in park/neutral it’ll rev up fine. But the stable idle won’t last long, it’ll idle low and rough. Mpg has decreased drastically and give off a rich smell when running.

What should I heat my GMC Sierra 1500 with?

You’ll need to heat the tranny pan for sure and maybe the lines and cooler to get it to move. Drag would be the fastest. Rent a large tarp and a hermon nelson type heater (works good 2 to 3 hrs at -30 and you should be moving).

Why does my GMC Sierra 1500 not start?

If the flow/pressure increased when the truck started that means that you are sucking fluid from the pan therefore the pump is working. That means that the problem is most likely in the valve body. When it warms up there is a 1/4″ npt tap on the drivers side that you can tie a cheap gauge into to see you line pressure.

What to do if your GMC Sierra won’t start?

Attempt to start the engine. If it doesn’t start then release the key back to the on position. Watch the security light. After 10 to 15 minutes the security light should turn off. Turn the ignition off and wait 5 seconds. Repeat steps 1 through 4 two more times for a total of 3 cycles (30 minutes).

Why does my Silverado Sierra overheat when idling?

It’s temp gauge has always read at just before the 210 mark since new but the other day while at a drive thru it started climbing higher and the temperature here has been high 80s to mid 90s only. Could it be the water pump? The truck has about 95k miles on it. Not sure how long these factory pumps last.

Can a Silverado Sierra GMC start then dies?

I’ve got another 99 6.0L that i’ve swapped the MAF, MAP, Idle Air, Throttle Position sensor, both computers, all relays, nothing changes the behavior. I’ve checked all the fuses i can find that would be releated to engine function, on both fues panels.

What causes a car to die at idle?

When a car dies at idle, the last thing that drivers think of is a problem with the spark plugs. Gasoline engines require these small gadgets to deliver a spark to ignite the fuel air mixture in the combustion chamber. If you have a diesel engine, then this is something that you don’t need to worry about.

What should I do if my cat C7 loses power?

It should bring up a code, loss of power, diagnostic usually starts, low boost, test the CAC, low fuel pressure, change the filters and be sure they are on properly, and the right ones, and proper pressure. The air system filter plugged, or exhaust. Turbo seized or malfunctioning, Valve set to tight.

What makes a Chevy Silverado hard start when hot?

When hot it won’t start til it cranks long enough to get 30 lbs. of pressure or so. When cold it gets to that pressure right away and starts. I bypassed the oil pressure sending unit with a push button. When the button is pushed, the sending unit is bypassed.

August 2007, Brought truck into dealership and they figured it was a weak fuel pump and was replaced, September 2007 stalling of engine continued. NOV. 2007 dealership replaced ignition harness, and stalling continued. Dec. 2007 I replaced the battery and did a thourough cleaning of the battery terminals.

Why does my truck stall when I turn it on?

The other day my truck started to stall as soon as the engine warms up. When the engine is cold it will run for about 5-7 minutes, then die out. I can crank it right back up and it will run for a few mins and then die. I can crank it up again and it will run but only for a min. Each time it runs for a shorter amount of time.

You might have a bad IAC valve. (idle air control valve) The PCM retracts the pintle in the valve constantly to maintain desired rpm idle, and rpm at low speeds. Its a 4 wire valve bolted on to the throttle body. If its a mechanical problem with the spring or pintle in the valve, it will not set a code for the IAC. If you decide to replace it.