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Starts great but when pressing on gas pedal truck stumbles and/or dies. Can't drive further than the alley because it seems like there is no connection to fuel. When in park the truck will accelerate a bit then nothing, either dies or no acceleration, even pedal to the floor.

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Try disconnecting the catalytic converter then run it down the alley it seems like it can't breath due to exhaust blockage.they sell a back pressure gauge to verify this you remove the front o2 sensor and screw in the gauge if pressure rises cat is plugged. disconnecting it you get same results. you pick.

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Try changeing your fuel filter Its inside the frame rail under the drivers door it could fix the problem or it could also be the fuel pump but try the filter first

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  • JOHN LAPIER Nov 14, 2010

    It may be a catalyticconveter issue how ever i like to start at the simplest and easyest point first that way you don;t spend lots of money needlesly doing unnessary work

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