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My 2001 chevy tahoe cooling system light is on and it looks like it trying to run hot...do anyone know the problem?

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Not without checking it out first.
Is the system full of coolant, and is the thermostat opening at 195 degrees ?

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy Tahoe with ABS & Brake light on.

I hope you have the problem fixed by now, but, it is the ABS control under the truck. You need to go under the hood and open the fuse box and disconnect the 60 amp fuse for the ABS, this will turn it off before it burns up. This however will also cause the traction assist off light to stay lit all the time. To the fix the problem you can pay tons of money ($700 or so) to have the dealership install a ABS control and the problem will happen again over time. Or, remove it yourself, go on ebay and ship it off to a guy who repairs them for about $150 and you will never have the problem again. Also, if you wrap your cable ends with plastic and protect them good, you can still drive you truck while the part is being worked on. It takes about a week.

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SOURCE: I need a diagram for 1998 chevy tahoe fuel pump

Do you want a diagram, or do you just want to replace the pump?

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SOURCE: My 2001 Tahoe will not stay running when I give it

I have a 2K1 Tahoe that was doing the same thing. It wouldn't idle properly and would die at stop lights. The check engine light would come on once in a while for a few seconds. I took it to a dealer and they removed and cleaned the soot like residue and other build up from the throttle body. That fixed the problem and I haven't had any problems since then. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: 2002 Chevy Tahoe sputters and stalls out while driving.....

Fuel filter. Timing/timing chain. Idle air control valve. Idle sensor. Vacuum leak. Probably one of the above, but the filter is cheapest place to start. Change your air filter too, if you haven't for a while.

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy Tahoe that leaks antifreeze but is not

check oil and make sure you do not have coolant mixing in with the oil if so then it is your intake gasket mine has done that twice

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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However I have a 4.3 Vortec engine yours is likely the V8 engine .But Chevy has a problem with the cooling systems in all of there engines and have had it for years.
The intake manifolds are not bolted down well enough 8 bolts 2 in each cornor and they try to glue the rest of the intake gasket .
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