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Thread: Rough Idle/Cutting Out
09-02-2012, 09:20 PM #1
Rough Idle/Cutting Out
I have a 2003 Silverado, 1500 4.8L 4WD.
For the last couple days, my truck has been idling rough or cutting out. Its really noticeable when I'm stopped at a red light, etc. Its hard to tell but I think its doing it while I'm driving. When I'm stopped I feel like its going to stall. Something else odd, There is a strange smell, either from the engine compartment or exhaust. Its hard to describe, almost a hot smell.
CEL isn't on and I haven't made any changes lately.
Any help is appreciated!
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - 4WD - 4.8L V8 - True Dual Exhaust Setup, Cat Delete, Cherry Bomb Glass Packs
09-02-2012, 09:51 PM #2
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First thing to do is pull the air tube from the front of the throttle body, spray some carb and choke cleaner onto a rag and clean out the throttle plate really well. If that doesn't work, maybe look at the IAC valve."It went together didn't it? Well then there has to be a way to take it apart!" - Me.
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09-02-2012, 09:53 PM #3
Thanks for the reply. I'll check that out tomorrow.
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