97' suburban hesitates and bogs down during acceleration

Asked by Apr 29, 2016 at 11:49 AM about the 1997 Chevrolet Suburban C1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It sounds like my engine is flooding after I have
driven it for a short amount of time and it starts
hesitating and sputtering and it wants to die it's
died once already what can I do to stop it?

1 Answer

71,415

Start by checking the fuel pressure at the Schrader valve. It should be 56 to 63 lbs. Another thing would be to check the Throttle Positioning Sensor. I believe that can be checked at Auto Zone.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 97' suburban hesitates and bogs down during acceleration 1 answer

    It sounds like my engine is flooding after I have driven it for a short amount of time and it starts hesitating and sputtering and it wants to die it's died once already what can I do to stop it?

    1997 Chevrolet Suburban C1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97' suburban stutters and bogs down during acceleration 1 answer

    Few days ago my Suburban started hesitating when I would accelerate and now it's starting to bog down and it died earlier what could be causing that what sensor could it just be the air filter the ...

    1997 Chevrolet Suburban C1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 Suburban - No power 1 answer

    My 97 suburban will not start as of Friday. I turned over the key and I have nothing, no power, clicking, nothing. I tried to jump it and still nothing. When I turned over the key, nothing happened...

    1997 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 Chevy Suburban, I just replaced my 4L60E transmission with a 97 Chevy Tahoe 4L60E transmission. And now the newer trans shifts hard in gear, what ar my problems? 4 answers

    Replaced my 97 Suburban 4l60E trans, with 97 Chevy Tahoe 4L60 E. My problem is that it shifts hard into gear, from park to drive. You can also feel the shifting from 2nd to 3rd and you drive the veh...

    1997 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 97 suburban won't start 1 answer

    as I pulled up to a red light, the engine died. I have never had a problem of any kind with this vehicle. I tried a quick, simple method of checking the fuel pump after not hearing it run, I poured ...

    1997 Chevrolet Suburban C1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Suburban Questions

Chevrolet Suburban Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 1,010
#2 Eric Fritz
Eric Fritz
Reputation 890
#3 mariroger
mariroger
Reputation 850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Tahoe
585 Great Deals out of 32,524 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Yukon
390 Great Deals out of 20,076 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Expedition
453 Great Deals out of 25,001 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford F-150
2,064 Great Deals out of 208,256 listings starting at $290
Used Lincoln Navigator
98 Great Deals out of 5,832 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Explorer
994 Great Deals out of 70,180 listings starting at $997
Used Dodge Durango
287 Great Deals out of 21,323 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 10,201 listings starting at $41,841
2016 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 1,530 listings starting at $35,877
2015 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 1,072 listings starting at $26,897
2014 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 436 listings starting at $19,995
2013 Chevrolet Suburban For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 585 listings starting at $12,499

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.