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Losing power My 2004 Chevrolet Colorado will suddenly loose power when driving. Truck does not completely die, but comes to a stop, and engine light comes on. Have replaced fuel pump, but continues to do the same. Will suddenly 'catch' and take off again. Is like it is not getting any fuel, and then gets a 'drink'.

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  • risingsmoke2 Jul 24, 2008

    I do and am going to change the fuel filter.

    The filter manufacturer recomends every 12000 miles.

    The truck manufacturer recomends every 25000.

    We all know the gas we are getting isn't the best.

    Also if you don't keep the tank full there is chance of condensation (water)and contaminates forming in your fuel and tank and getting filtered thus clogging the filter.

    I'll lete you know how the filter change works.

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    I had the exact same problem and took it back to the dealer. Chevy didn't issue a total recall, but the intake has a crack in it due to a design flaw. The intake manifold was replaced, over a 2 day period, and it now works fine. NO CHARGE. Chevy knows about it but will not issue a recall.

  • rennie460 Sep 25, 2008

    I am experiencing the same problem with the power loss. It happens intermittently shortly after starting the truck and beginning a trip. The truck will stop, but not stall. I noticed however that if I hold the gas pedal to the floor, usually it will regain power after several seconds. Once however, it started backfiring like crazy when I held the pedal down.

    I had the fuel and air filter replaced with no effect. The dealer said there are no performance issues reported by the computer (which means they don't know how to fix it).

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I have had the same problem. The best solution is to replace your crank and cam position sensors. This seems to be a very common problem for colorados and canyons. Both can be bought for under 50 dollars and they just bolt on.

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