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S10 pickup after warming up truck starts missing

We have replaced the spark plugs & wires, distributor cap & rotor button, oxygen sensor, fuel filter, and the ignition coil. The truck runs fine until it warms up then it starts missing. It is a 2.5 fuel injected.

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  • nickee123 Nov 30, 2008

    No the check engine light doesn't come on.

  • nickee123 Nov 30, 2008

    Now the check engine light comes on as I start to slow down and then from then on it acts like it is out of gas. It is giving an error code of 44. the only other thing I have replaced is the ignition module.

  • nickee123 Dec 03, 2008

    On top of all that I have already replaced I have now replaced the Egr vavle and it is still doing the same thing

  • nickee123 Dec 06, 2008

    Well after all of that I replaced the fuel pump and now the truck is running fine.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    It runs fine until I shut it off and It will not restart

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You might have computer problems.

Does the check engine light come on when it starts to miss?


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  • 89PBSE Dec 01, 2008

    Error code 44 means oxygen sensor lean exhaust. You may have a faulty O2 sensor or the wire for 02 sensor is grounding out on the exhaust, also check your EGR valve and make sure its working properly. They sometimes cause this problem if it is stuck.

    Hope this helps


  • 89PBSE Dec 03, 2008

    Test your fuel pressure if you can, you should get around 9-13 PSI if it is lower than that it might be a bad fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator.
    Now for the misfire wait for the engine to get warm and start removing one spark plug wire at a time, to see what cylinder is misfiring. Then it will be alot easier to find out the problem.


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