I have a 02 chevy silverado 1500 that smoke just started coming from between the cab and the bed of the truck, then rode for about 40 miles then it free revved to 5 rpms and will not go over 40 mph

Asked by Jun 09, 2015 at 12:11 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Ext Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

20,420

Sounds like you have a clogged exhausted converter.

20,420

Hear is a simple and easy way to check. Wait till night time and let truck run for a while then look under truck at exhaust system if converter is clogged it will turn cherry red letting you know it is clogged.

16,595

If you can, go under the truck and see if you can find any areas that may be smoldering around the catalytic converter. In the mean time don't park on grass as it will or could start a fire.

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