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    Fixed!

    Well, I'm not sure if it was the crankshaft sensor or the fuel pump, but we changed both and the truck is running normally now. Thanks to everyone for your suggestions!
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    OK, tonight it died on the road while doing about...

    OK, tonight it died on the road while doing about 60. The engine lurched twice in about 5 seconds and then died and wouldn't restart. Gonna have it towed tomorrow. Gave me the code again about the...
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    I've talked to a few other people who are car...

    I've talked to a few other people who are car knowledgeable, I've had a few suggestions that it might be the fuel pump. I tried using the truck yesterday for the first time since I got it home after...
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    I have a Hypertech max energy programmer that...

    I have a Hypertech max energy programmer that works pretty well (though I haven't had it programmed in many months). I'm pretty sure it asks if you have an automatic or manual transmission...but...
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    Roger that. I'll try that if it doesn't cost too...

    Roger that. I'll try that if it doesn't cost too much. Please post an update when you get your ECM!
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    I'm not sure about the weight limit of the...

    I'm not sure about the weight limit of the 2-wheel dolly, but UHaul themselves have been putting some really weird policies in place. For example, they absolutely refuse to rent ANY kind of trailer...
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    Didn't really think that the fuel system was the...

    Didn't really think that the fuel system was the problem.

    Funny thing...I tried starting it today for grins and giggles and it started right up no problem. Problem now is that yesterday it had...
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    Haven't tried. I'm fairly confident that this is...

    Haven't tried. I'm fairly confident that this is an electronic, not mechanical problem. It's worth a shot I guess. Never used that stuff before, where do I spray it and do I do it while cranking...
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    Hopefully that will do it. Good luck to you. ...

    Hopefully that will do it. Good luck to you. Where did you find an ECM from?
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    Actually, the Mythbusters did extensive testing...

    Actually, the Mythbusters did extensive testing on this and they found because of how they are designed, you actually get better mileage with the tailgate UP, not down. Having it down or off...
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    2001 Suburban Died, Won't Start

    I have a 01 Suburban 1500 with a serious problem. About a week and a half ago it died while idling in park. Took a few seconds but it did start again and drove with no problems. Then a few days ago...
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    6 months, and then I come back to pack out the...

    6 months, and then I come back to pack out the house and move to Grand Forks, ND. I'm looking forward to it. The person I'm replacing says it's a good job.

    Hope you don't have too much longer...
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    I've had mine for about a month now and I love...

    I've had mine for about a month now and I love it. I haven't noticed too much in the mpg gains, but I've only been driving stop n go, but I have seen a little more. I lowered the shift points -400...
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    Actually, there's a real nice place to put a...

    Actually, there's a real nice place to put a small vehicle extinguisher in the back left. There's a storage bin with a flip up door above the subwoofer (not the tool area). I put a small vehicle...
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    Justin, please post which mods you put on and how...

    Justin, please post which mods you put on and how it performs. I've also got a 5.3L and I'm heading out to Camp Victory in Oct...so I'll be makin a little coinage to mod my burban. Good luck and...
  16. Thanks guys. I decided to get the programmer. I...

    Thanks guys. I decided to get the programmer. I actually lucked out and found a brand new one on Ebay for $233 (everywhere else was $379). It was listed in the wrong category and I just happened...
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    Fitch Fuel Catalyst?

    Anyone have any experiences with anything like this???

    http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts.aspx?selected_prod_ids=5562

    It claims to be able to improve fuel mileage and horsepower/torque...but...
  18. Volant Air Intake or Hypertech Max Energy programmer????

    Hey guys. I would like your opinions on what upgrade I should do first. Until I get back from my deployment, I only have money for one of these...

    Volant Powercore CAI with ram air scoop

    or
    ...
  19. Thanks for your replies. I feel safer about...

    Thanks for your replies. I feel safer about ordering one now.
  20. Hypertech programmer on relatively unmodded truck?

    I was looking at getting the hypertech max energy programmer for my 01 5.3L Burb. My question is, is it potentially dangerous (or if nothing else, would it be pointless) for the engine if I do it to...
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    Thanks for the info guys!!!:glasses:

    Thanks for the info guys!!!:glasses:
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    Why change shift points/shift firmness??

    What's the advantage to changing the shift points/firmness? I'm getting ready to buy the hypertech max energy programmer and I know you can adjust those too, but being a non-techy, I don't know...
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    Pennzoil Platinum

    I use Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic. It seemed to do very well when went cross country, got 18.5mpg a few times on my burb (freaking awesome to average 18-ish unmodified other than the K&N air...
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    I'm planning on getting one. Tax return should...

    I'm planning on getting one. Tax return should be here any day! :rules::sign0011:
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    I've been with HR Block for 7 years. Go with...

    I've been with HR Block for 7 years. Go with TaxCut! Very fast and efficient. (I may be biased though since I get TaxCut free for being military and turbo tax doesn't)
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