CHEVY OCCASIONAL ENGINE MISS

1999 Chevrolet Suburban

Tiny

Suburbanguy11

January, 10, 2010 AT 7:50 AM

Engine Performance problem
1999 Chevy Suburban V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 200000 miles

Have an occasional engine miss at highway speeds. Frequency seems to increase as speed/rpms increase

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Engine Miss

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Tiny

rasmataz

January, 10, 2010 AT 8:22 PM

Check and test the following below: Oygen Sensor
Dirty fuel injectors (cleaning the injectors often fixes this).
Bad MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor
Bad TPS (throttle position) sensor
Bad or dirty MAF (mass airflow) sensor
Low fuel pressure (leaky fuel pressure regulator or weak fuel pump)
Vacuum leaks (intake manifold, vacuum hoses, throttle body, EGR valve)
Bad gasoline (fuel contaminated with water or too much alcohol)

Sometimes, what feels like a hesitation is actually ignition misfire rather than lean misfire. The causes of ignition misfire may include: Dirty or worn spark plugs
Bad plug wires
Weak ignition coil
Wet plug wires
Cap and Rotor

Note: If it doesn't apply, disregard.

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