Chevy Silverado dies when I take my foot off the gas

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Asked by Feb 17, 2016 at 12:19 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You Brian 43 seconds ago
2004 Chevy Silverado dies when foot is off of gas
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Hello, my name is Brian Sisk. I need help because
I'm having trouble pin pointing the exact problem
with my truck. When I first started having problems
it wouldn't start at all. I took my battery to have it
recharged and it started right up! However when I
drive it now it dies if I take my foot off the gas.
When it dies it makes an odd noise. Kindve like a
vrrrrrrrrrn. It almost sounds electronical but again
I'm not sure. I don't know if its a fuel pump, battery,
or alternater problem. One of the main reasons i
think it may be the battery is because I took the
battery to be tested and they said it was fine.
However they said the battery was "all boogered
up" and the posts were hard to get in. Any words of
wisdom and advice would be greatly appreciated. I
need money very bad and I can't get to work.

3 Answers

5,785

yes...the EGR valve takes the exhaust and puts it back into the intake...this is to reduce emissions~ but it sticks and we are in trouble...which just seems to be the case----examine the EGR valve to see if it's not buggered up~ https://www.google.com/? gws_rd=ssl#q=2004+chevrolet+silverado+1500+egr+valve

5,785

yes clean your battery, remove the blue/green corrosion with a garden hose and wirebrush...take it apart if you can~ if 10 years old needs to be replaced~

70

Have your alternator checked. Your battery is just to start the car. The alternator keeps it running. What kind of gasoline are you using? You could have gotten a bad tank of gas. My neighbor ruined 2 lawnmowers this summer using Marathon gas. My lawnmower went tits up until my son drained out the tank and filled it with other gasoline.

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