by PH03N1XF1R3 [OP] » Jan 18 2013, 12:30am
by Onlyina_Chevy » Jan 18 2013, 5:52am
by PH03N1XF1R3 [OP] » Jan 18 2013, 7:01am
by Onlyina_Chevy » Jan 18 2013, 7:19am
by GM Customer Service » Jan 18 2013, 3:31pm
PH03N1XF1R3 wrote:Not sure if this is the best place to put this but I'm gonna go ahead and give it a shot.
So about a month ago I had a problem with my truck not wanting to start when it was cold. Then all of a sudden the battery went to crap. Luckily it was still under warranty and thus I got a free new replacement. I thought all my problems were fixed. However it still didn't like to start when it had been sitting long enough for the engine to cool off completely. ( 1 hour or so)
I started doing som research and found possibilities of the mass airflow sensor could be bad, etc etc.... Then one day when I was driving to class my check engine light came on and i got a message on the DIC that said "Traction Control Off', "Stabilitrack Off", Service Stabilitrack" and "Service Traction Control".
After driving it like this for about a week I finally took it in to the shop. They called me about 3 hours later and said they found the problem. The fuel trim codes were wrong. Basically the computer thought that the gas in my tank had 55% alcohol in it, when in fact it was 0%. (unleaded) They reset the codes and reprogrammed the computer and so far it seems to have fixed everything surprisingly enough.
I just thought I would post this here in case anyone else had a similar problem and were stuck on what to do.
Thanks for reading and have a great day.
It is currently Aug 24 2016, 10:24pm
|SHOP TALK (Live Chat)|
|Discussion specific to electric components of trucks. Category for alternators or batteries, starters and ignition parts, anything 12v and electrical issue like fuses, circuitry, wire, terminals, switches, connectors, bulbs, relays, and wiring. Voltage and amperage diagnosis.|
To create a new topic in Electrical, click this button:
|Previous topic Next topic|
|Share this topic|
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 14 guests
|Sitewide News Sitemaps & Feeds|