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Old 07-05-2014, 08:50 PM
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Chev repair forum recommendation

Got an engine light on silverado gas engine about 2010.

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Any recommendations on a forum?
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Old 07-05-2014, 09:12 PM
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Sorry for posting before I did google.....many hits on this code.
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Old 07-05-2014, 10:36 PM
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I'm a chevy owner and the last 2 I've owned have been plagued with electrical problems giving warning signs or throwing SES codes more often than not, most times nothing is wrong.

Is it me or is this a much more common occurrence in chevy trucks than others? Or is this just a fact if life with all modern trucks constantly trying to clear codes and fixing sensors?
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Old 07-05-2014, 10:48 PM
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I'm a chevy owner and the last 2 I've owned have been plagued with electrical problems giving warning signs or throwing SES codes more often than not, most times nothing is wrong.

Is it me or is this a much more common occurrence in chevy trucks than others? Or is this just a fact if life with all modern trucks constantly trying to clear codes and fixing sensors?
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Yep Chevys are known for it
Dodge and ford not so much. Volvo cars are horrible for it

Ed look into throttle body. Is it acting up?
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Old 07-06-2014, 02:32 PM
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Yep Chevys are known for it
Dodge and ford not so much. Volvo cars are horrible for it

Ed look into throttle body. Is it acting up?
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The last thing on my list is truck problems and especially on this
almost new trucks. What I have learned is it a short warm up thing that is messing up. After about 2 minutes the engine smooths out. Hope it can wait until winter or inspection time. One of the 30 things to check is air filter and .....on and on. All the rest are complicated like stuff related to throttle body. Doubt that shooting carb cleaner will do anything.
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Old 07-06-2014, 02:36 PM
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The last thing on my list is truck problems and especially on this
almost new trucks. What I have learned is it a short warm up thing that is messing up. After about 2 minutes the engine smooths out. Hope it can wait until winter or inspection time. One of the 30 things to check is air filter and .....on and on. All the rest are complicated like stuff related to throttle body. Doubt that shooting carb cleaner will do anything.
I cannot tell you how many Chevy throttle bodies I replaced for various stupid ****. They far out fail any other brand lol.

Live data will help narrow it. It's most likely the actual throttle body. Which of course has to be replaced. Nothing to fix on it
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Old 07-06-2014, 02:59 PM
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Yep Chevys are known for it
Dodge and ford not so much. Volvo cars are horrible for it

Ed look into throttle body. Is it acting up?
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That's a good one.
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Old 07-06-2014, 03:03 PM
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The last thing on my list is truck problems and especially on this
almost new trucks. What I have learned is it a short warm up thing that is messing up. After about 2 minutes the engine smooths out. Hope it can wait until winter or inspection time. One of the 30 things to check is air filter and .....on and on. All the rest are complicated like stuff related to throttle body. Doubt that shooting carb cleaner will do anything.
How many miles on it? My '09 had to have the PCM replaced at 48,000 miles, Chevy customer service towed it in for free and covered it under warranty.
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Old 07-06-2014, 05:29 PM
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I cannot tell you how many Chevy throttle bodies I replaced for various stupid ****. They far out fail any other brand lol.

Live data will help narrow it. It's most likely the actual throttle body. Which of course has to be replaced. Nothing to fix on it
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you mean chev wwould test it in operation?
Cost couple hundred?
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How many miles on it? My '09 had to have the PCM replaced at 48,000 miles, Chevy customer service towed it in for free and covered it under warranty.
We are probably at 48,000....why covered?
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Old 07-06-2014, 06:15 PM
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It's prob covered under warranty. Hour of diag time. Throttle body was around $350 I think? Plus labor
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