Not holding an idle

Asked by Jun 24, 2016 at 02:44 AM about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Will start and idle for a few seconds and
cut off. I know it's not timing so what els
could it be it's a 1996

4 Answers

7,495

Check fuel pressure first

And if it's not that what could it be

7,495

If fuel pressure is goid, check for vacuum leaks

74,725

Fuel pressure should be 56 to 63 lbs. at the Schrader valve up on the intake. When doing so once the fuel pressure has built up turn the key to off, watch the fuel pressure gauge. It should not drop more than 5 lbs in 3 minutes. If it does, then it is an indication that the spider injection is leaking.

Your Answer

Silverado 1500

Looking for a Used Silverado 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 169,783 nationwide Silverado 1500 listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,660
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,000
  • #3
    Silverado_owner_2006
    Reputation
    1,710
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,039 Great Deals out of 66,420 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford F-150
2,605 Great Deals out of 198,117 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
323 Great Deals out of 30,582 listings starting at $3,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
380 Great Deals out of 10,830 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tundra
484 Great Deals out of 33,802 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
590 Great Deals out of 44,876 listings starting at $1,790
Used Ram 1500
1,028 Great Deals out of 110,673 listings starting at $6,900
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
744 Great Deals out of 41,784 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Colorado
281 Great Deals out of 34,517 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
339 Great Deals out of 45,696 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Camaro
453 Great Deals out of 30,877 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
6 Great Deals out of 270 listings starting at $2,195
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
8 Great Deals out of 220 listings starting at $2,888
Used Nissan Titan
212 Great Deals out of 20,698 listings starting at $3,390
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
110 Great Deals out of 13,966 listings starting at $2,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.