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Engine running to fast 97 chev pickup 5.7 vortec

When you start the truck it idiles fine.When you put it in drive it revs up.You dont have to touch fuel pedal it will go by itself .It will go fast enough in about 150feet to shift gears in transmission.When you slow down it still reving enough so your accelerating.

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You can scan for error codes. Many auto parts stores have loaner meter for free. Call around Advanced Auto, AutoZone, VIP, NAPA, CarQuest, etc.

You can check for leaks in the intake vacuum hoses and other connections. With the engine running use a can of carburator starter sprayed on suspected places and see if engine speeds up. If so you found the leak!
NOTE: Do not spray starter fluid near or on hot engine parts or electrical elements, it will ignite very easily!

Have you check the fuel pump pressure ?

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

  • marionbagget Jun 02, 2009

    Hope this solves the problem.

  • Ivan Mclaughlin
    Ivan Mclaughlin Dec 22, 2011

    check the iacv or known as idle air control valve or throttle position sensor

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