Engine stops running while driving, check engine light comes on, truck will not restart.

Asked by Sep 21, 2014 at 04:33 PM about the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck will restart after sitting awhile.  Power cuts out at random times.

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Sound,s like a fuel problem,it being random,check fuel filter and fuel pump.

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Electrical issue in the computer circuit board? If the check engine light comes on, have a code reader check what the computer is telling you the problem is. If the fuel/air mixture gets too far out of balance, the engine will shut off to protect it and the smog systems.

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