'99 Chevy 2Dr 4wd

Asked by Jan 02, 2017 at 05:01 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 2 Dr LS 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My '99 two door Chevy fires up but won't keep
running what is the problem?

9 Answers


Could be a myriad of things. Is the Check engine light on? Nay other symptoms you can share? Parts replaced recently? Help us to help you.

The check engine light is on. A new fuel pump and fuel filter was put in recently. One mechanic said it might be the timing chain, and another said the water pump.


Have it scanned for codes then and post back here. That would point us in the right direction.


My father gave me a complete list of new parts on the truck: New rotor cap and button along with new wires and plugs New fuel pump and filter New fuel sensor module on the fuse panel


See, there is whats called an OBDII computer in there that will set a code or codes when something is wrong with the engine. Thus it will turn on the check engine light to make you aware something is going on. Just guessing here I would look at the throttle body's base gasket. they will deteriorate threw time and develop a vacuum leak. Or you could have an injector problem so since you have a new fuel pump in there I would do a fuel bleed down test by hooking up a fuel pressure gauge, and turn the key to on, let it build up pressure, turn the key off and watch the gauge. It should not drop down more than 5 lbs in three min. If it does the there is a problem with the spider injection assembly. If you want to just check those things it wouldn't hurt.

Thanks, I'll post the results if everything goes well


Just post the results, we always like to know what you find.


I kinda wanted to know the codes too

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Tahoe in your area?

CarGurus has 37,467 nationwide Tahoe listings starting at $1,699.


Chevrolet Tahoe Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon
375 Great Deals out of 19,007 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Suburban
421 Great Deals out of 22,354 listings starting at $2,495
Used Cadillac Escalade
242 Great Deals out of 12,036 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,175 Great Deals out of 151,474 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Expedition
471 Great Deals out of 20,227 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Yukon XL
243 Great Deals out of 12,753 listings starting at $2,700
Used Ford Explorer
847 Great Deals out of 64,621 listings starting at $2,000
Used Dodge Durango
234 Great Deals out of 24,698 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,521 Great Deals out of 220,358 listings starting at $1,222
Used Toyota 4Runner
311 Great Deals out of 31,474 listings starting at $2,595
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
843 Great Deals out of 74,143 listings starting at $500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
877 Great Deals out of 59,609 listings starting at $1,980

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 16,964 listings starting at $28,480
2017 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 4,726 listings starting at $34,273
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 1,320 listings starting at $29,990
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
101 Great Deals out of 3,926 listings starting at $19,900
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 662 listings starting at $12,500

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.