I got gas drove about 1 mile parked it started running ruff then died started but service engine light was on when drove light flashes don't seem to want to get up speed and engine seems to hesitate.

Asked by Dec 03, 2014 at 09:48 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT LT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine seems to want to die sounds like it's
not running on all cylinders not sure if it's
bad gas catilatic converter engine? Afraid
to drive it to get auto some to hook it up

4 Answers


Sounds like its in limp mode. You need to get the engine codes scanned ASAP before you drive it anymore. Tow it to a garage or buy a cheap scan tool.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

If it ran fine before the gasup, I'd guess you got gas with water in it. Get some Drygas and see if it remedies the problem before resorting to more expensive options.


It also sounds like bad gas to me. I've done the "Heet" and stuff like that before, but now I feel it's best to get a siphon hose and fill up some 5 gallon cans for your lawn mower, pressure washer, generator, anything but your car.


Just my thought,s could not hurt to check your gas cap,may not be sealing proper.

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