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Replaced battery in 2001 GMC Jimmy now the truck turns over but when I take my foot off of the gas pedal it dies

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Sounds like the computer needs to relearn base idle or the idle air control ( IAC) is stuck.

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Did they do a fuel pressure pressure test to determine that its fuel pump? And if so what was the p.s.i.?It should be around 55 to 60 p.s.i. a few pounds under 55 p.s.i. Pump needs replaced, Your shop should have chk. this when it was there the first time. Did they by chance chg. the fuel filter, that can hinder it from starting too.

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SOURCE: wont hold idle will start with foot depressing gas pedal will run with foot on gas but stalls when foot removed

Check and clean Idle air control valve. Make sure its responding to signal as well. Also make sure ther are no vacuum hoses disconnected. This may not be a "cure" but it's a good place to start.

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have a good battery and check the solenoid

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try this, turn key on but do not try to start, walk away for 30 mins, turn key off for 1 min, then try to start

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