I have a 1998 chevy s10 4 cylinder took it to auto parts and the guy said nothing showed up on the scan ...when I turn the wheel all the way deep it wants to die on me ..and it has died ....

Asked by Oct 16, 2015 at 09:08 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have to start the truck back up..and
cut the wheel a lil bit at a time so it
won't die on me.....but when I cut deep
truck cuts off.......I checked the
steering fluid its good.....would
anyone know how to fix it ..and what's
wrong with it ..please n thank u...

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Have somebody clean the throttle body and the air port for the "idle air control" .there is probably carbon build up and this wont set off any lights or codes because the electronic part of it all is reading ok....can't say for sure but the engine probably needs a little more air at idle.....or drive with two feet to open the throttle a little

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Power Steering Pressure switch inoperative, to verify unplug the switch and jump the terminals on the connector, idle should kick right up.

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