Question about 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
My 2002 TB starts fine but after it warms up and I drive it when I go to slow down like at a red light it acts like it wants to quit and you can smell gas sometimes. When I give it gas to go it does fine. Can someone tell me if it is sensor or what it may be.
The throttle body is probably gummed up. You need to buy some throttle body intake cleaner and clean the throttle body. After you've cleaned it up, recconnect the battery and it should reprogram the engine's idle and your problem should be solved. It's pretty easy.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
Mine had the same problem, check into a new computer for it..more or less the ECM part...i had to replace all the computer in mine and seems to have fixed it. does it also have other quarkie electrical things..like gremlins...if so it the computer. Good luck
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