Losing power

Asked by Aug 15, 2016 at 02:15 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When going over 20mph the entire truck shakes
and the check engine light flashes am andd loses
power frequently and when at a complete stop it
acts as though it's going to stall out. Any ideas as
to what will cause this to happen?

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12,435

Misfiring when under load 12 years old... time to go through and check it out good. Begin with reading codes.

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