WHY IS MY TRUCK STALLING AFTER GETTING STUCK IN ABOUT 3 FEET OF WATER?

  • Tiny
  • Chrisbrown08050
  • 2001 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • 280,000 MILES

Hi. I recenly got caught up in a small flood, and my truck stalled out in approx 3 feet of water (it came up to about the bottom of the driver's door). Now, when I start my truck, it runs for a minute, starts to idle roughly, then dies. If I try to put the truck in gear when it's idling, ikt also stalls. The engine has cold air intake if that helps any. Please Help!
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Chris

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 AT 4:47 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ALLPRO
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Water can damage alot of stuff.

I would be suspect of a faulty MAF sensor first and foremost.

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 AT 5:37 PM
  • Tiny
  • Chrisbrown08050
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Thank you for your response ALLPRO, I'll look into that.

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 AT 5:41 PM

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