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2005 GAm CAnyon Engine idle rough

When at a stop, engine idle rough, when takes off reach higher speed rough is gone.

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  • jkiernan1944 Feb 13, 2009

    my runs rough as well today my husband was driving it and a reduced power code came up and it would not go above 25mph. Now what do i do??

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There is recall because of this problem. the same thing ws going on with mine. contact your gmc dealership. it is a valve problem in the head.the recalll is not published but if take it to the dealer he can check to see if this the problem. this was a cyl. head problem.

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Find where your idle is for the truck, and then adjust the idle so that when you are not giving power to the truck the truck is not ideling at such low RPM's.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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