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Stalls, then engine shuts down...

Started two days ago. May stall at take off from traffic light or cruising on the interstate. Acts just like it's running out of gas. Restarts after 30 sec to 1 min. Runs perfectly at idle and at interstate speeds before stall and after restart. Problem may repeat after 2 miles, or after 50+ miles. No msg displayed on dash. All indicators show "go" condition before and after failure... What do y'all think?

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    jwmccrummen Jan 14, 2013

    This Yukon has the 5.3 liter V8, 2WD

  • jwmccrummen
    jwmccrummen Jan 17, 2013

    I had the fuel filter replace today as well as having the fuel sysem serviced and cleaned. The fuel filter was almost completely blocked! Thanks for the input!! Hopefully this will prove to be a long term fix. So far, so good!

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One thing it could be is the fuel filter. It's about the only thing that won't cause an engine light to come on.

Posted on Jan 14, 2013

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sounds like a spark timing issue. dist/coils or plugs. the only other thing and this is weird-the coolant temp sensor

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