keeps dying

Cj Evans

Asked by Apr 29, 2016 at 05:45 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Standard Cab Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Why every time I crank it up it idles high then
let off the gas it wants to die?

3 Answers


Change air and fuel filter then add some fuel injector cleaner to gas tank.


Possible vacuum leak along the intake manifold gasket. Another thing would be the Idle Air Control Valve, or the Throttle Positioning Sensor.


The answer I gave you is good for general maintenance but would agree with Rowefast on the problem you are having.

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