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03 Chevy Running wierd

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by mike33087, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    i have an 03 chevy 2500hd reg cab 4x4 6.0

    when you come to a stop the volt meter while go way down to about 10 where its normally at like 14. and this cause the truck to feel like its going to stall out, this does not happen all the time. ive replaced both batteries, fuel pressure regulator.... any ideas of what might be causing this, the dealership supposivly tested the electrical system and said that one of the batteries was junk so i changed out both but its still doing this and i want it fixed before plow season. ANYONE ideas?
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Someone else here had a problem ,they put a new ground to the engine block.
     
  3. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    Like he said make sure all your grounds are clean with dielectric grease put on them to protect them. You might have an idle problem too. The idle air control * may be going bad.
    It feeds air to the intake to make it idle at the right speed. With a low idle the alternator does not have enough speed to charge.

    * or what ever GM calls them
     
  4. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    well i think i fixed it, i took the throtle body apart and cleaned it out, runs 10 times better and idels a lot smoother