I have a 2004 GMC safari and when I can get it to start it idles high then dies and I just bought a new battery and a fuel filter

Zoe Lynn

Asked by Jul 18, 2014 at 11:28 AM about the 2004 GMC Safari 3 Dr STD AWD Passenger Van Extended

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers


Will it stay running if you keep your foot on the gas pedal? If so possibly dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate. If not possibly faulty throttle position sensor, maf sensor, intake air temp sensor and or vacuum leak. Is check engine light on? If so post the codes on here.

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Zoe Lynn

Yes the check engine light is on but it wont even stay running long enough to drive to get the light checked and even if I have my foot on the gas it still dies

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Oh ok. Auto zone will lone you a code reader for a deposit. Get your money back when you return it.

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