Check your fuel pump/fuel filter. On the newer fuel injected cars/trucks a restricted fuel filter will allow the engine to perform properly until a fuel demand limitation is reached. Operation may be normal at 60mph and then feel like it has hit a wall at 65mph when the fuel delivery is not sufficient for engine operation at the increased load. Acceleration is the same condicition low fuel flow due to the blocked filter not allowing full fuel flow to the engine.
Could be a faulty spark plug or spark plug wire.
check the soleinoid
you need the fast idle adjusted on the engine you may have idle set where it sounds fine in idle but not high enuff when dropped in gear.
My 1998 Park Avenue would not idle. I cleaned the Idle Air Control Valve (IAC) and the cavity it fits into with carb cleaner. Now it works fine. My 1998 Park Avenue would not idle. I cleaned the Idle Air Control Valve (IAC) and the cavity it fits into with carb cleaner. Now it works fine.
I just bought a 79 Chevy with the 5.7 350 in it..it was doing the same thing next time you put gas in it get some sort of additive like carb cleaner and put it in the gas then try and blow it out a little I drove mine about 100 miles when I bought it and it seems to be just fine now
the tranny light comes on, because the idle speed or timing need to be adjusted.
I have 91 chevy k1500, It does this, Sometimes it will idle a few minutes, then jump to high idle and check engine light comes on, And sometimes its as soon as i start the engine... I was told it was a vacum leak, But im no mechanic
carb problems, adjust the idle screw and see if that helps
If it drives fine but dies without warning while slowing down I'd bet on ICM.
You need a tune up....Changing plugs and wires makes the difference.
stopped up fuel filter or poor fuel delivery
For non fuel injected models, on the side of the carburetor there is an idle screw. Turning the screw slightly will raise the idle on your Chevy truck.
Where is the idle speed motor located at on a 1995 chevy blazer?
Idle is set by the computer.
Anywhere from 18 to 21 inches. is normal.
40 on idle up to 60 while on the move.
Sounds like you have a fuel related problem. Most likely too high of a mixture of gas compared to air. When you are accelerating the extra gas is needed to speed up but when you slow down to lower rpm`s the extra is choking out the carb. Check your tailpipe and see if there is a strong smell of gas and if it is sooty. If it is too rich your mixture will need to be set on your carb.
Any alternator will charge at idle.
i have a Chevy 350 small block with headers.It is terrible on rgas .What can i do to improve fuel efficiency.Also very strong smell of gas at idle and extreme when accelerating.
spark plugs and wires
Stalling at idle? Immediately after starting? While driving? While stopping? Cold or hot engine? What engine do you have?
While the truck is running in idle pull out the dip stick and read it.
on my 87 Chevy caprice just happen today, my car would idle for a while then die. Turns up my carb was bad. Changed the carb, ran like new again.
Your check engine light will be on and you will feel bucking or jerking while you are accelerating. You will also have an idle surging, sudden stalling of the engine, and a sudden surge in speed while driving on the highway.