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


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.

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