Very low Idle

solow93
25

Asked by solow93 Mar 15, 2008 at 04:43 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Tahoe was behind on some general maintnance, done now, but still idles between 400-500 rpm and goes to 300 then back up when a/c kicks on and off. Found oil residue and oil in intake manifold? How did it get there? How do i get it out? Is this my idle problem?

1 Answer

littlehorn
25,765

Sounds like you may have a leak in your intake manifold gasket, or else a vacuum problem. May be as simple as a partially clogged PCV hose, this will blow oil into the air box and intake area as well. Have this checked out, as it sounds like your problem is mechanical as opposed to electrical in nature.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Idle speed too high 1 answer

    I installed a throttle body spacer and now my idle speed stays at about 2,000 rpm. How do I adjust the idle speed down? I don't see any adjustments on the throttle body.

    1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 2 Dr LS 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • idle sticking at high speeds 1 answer

    Just had idle control motor,fuel pump and filter

    Chevrolet Tahoe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Chevy Tahoe white smoke from driver side 2 answers

    My Tahoe was having a problem so I took it in and shop said it needed a major tune up. 3 days after it got tuned up it started to stall again. Same shop said it needed fuel pump. Here we are 2 week...

    2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Tahoe shudders and shakes on acceleration...seems ok at steady speed... at idle shudders and hesitates.. rough idle 5 answers

    98 chevy tahoe.. 180,000 miles started shuddering, hesitating on acceleration.. seems ok at steady speed..at idl just shakes and shudders.. engine light on

    1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Aveo starts up, idles really low then dies 1 answer

    My car has been running perfectly fine until this morning. I turned the car on, it idles really low then dies? If you pump the gas, the car will remain running until you stop giving gas - then it proc...

    2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

Chevrolet Tahoe Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 220
#2 littlehorn
littlehorn
Reputation 160
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 150
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon"
309 Great Deals out of 10,177 listings starting at $2,795
Used GMC Yukon Denali"
210 Great Deals out of 5,186 listings starting at $3,500
Used Chevrolet Suburban"
767 Great Deals out of 18,589 listings starting at $999
Used Cadillac Escalade"
289 Great Deals out of 6,848 listings starting at $1,595
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,001 Great Deals out of 172,854 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Expedition"
484 Great Deals out of 16,187 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Explorer"
1,109 Great Deals out of 44,828 listings starting at $1,100
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee"
989 Great Deals out of 52,150 listings starting at $995
Used Ford F-150"
2,222 Great Deals out of 179,534 listings starting at $1,295
Used GMC Yukon XL"
377 Great Deals out of 10,546 listings starting at $2,550
Used Chevrolet Avalanche"
291 Great Deals out of 5,772 listings starting at $3,995
Used Dodge Durango"
357 Great Deals out of 19,907 listings starting at $1,669
Used Toyota 4Runner"
344 Great Deals out of 11,863 listings starting at $1,988
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
820 Great Deals out of 60,721 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 14,607 listings starting at $39,971
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 1,348 listings starting at $31,888
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
153 Great Deals out of 2,071 listings starting at $22,995
2012 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 940 listings starting at $21,298
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,644 listings starting at $14,950