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What makes a 99 tahoe shut down while driving

It was driving fine i have no check engine light on, however i did notice when i would try to crank it up it wouldnt turn over immediatly then the second time it would turn over & crank & it did this regularly but then one day i was driving & it just cut off on me while driving & would not crank back up. what could this be

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Indicates a crank/cam position sensor problem
run the fault codes to determine the exact sensor failure

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SOURCE: 99 tahoe dies starts dies

sounds like a throttle position sensor. or perhaps a mass air flow sensor. let me kkow MrRodneyLong@gmail.com

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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SOURCE: check engine light "reduced enging power" message?

hook it up to OBD 2 scan retrieve fault code and go from that point!

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Chevy tahoe shuts off when driving

i am on here because of an issue i am currently having with a 2004 tahoe, but after reading some the other problems people are having i will let you in on a previous experience i had with a 2002 chevy truck. my previous vehicle was a 02 chevy 2500hd with the 8.1 and the problem started on day when suddenly it shut off. it did restart with no problem. i never had that problem again until a month later and 1500 miles away when i went to texas to visit my sister. this time it took nearly 30 mins before it would restart. it would crank over fine but no fire. then suddenly out of no where it would fire up like nothing ever happened. so anyways to make a long story short i visited two different gm service centers, they did tune ups and diagnostics, and handed me the bills for over 500 dollars and told me that should do it. yea right the problem continued and then i searched online and one item that kept coming up was the crank position sensor. after reading what those people were dealing with i gave it a shot. went to the dealer bought a new sensor ($99) took an hour to install it and i never had the problem again. one last thing im gonna add. i had a friend that drove a late 90s or early 2000s grad prix, she was having the same problem and had her car in and out of the shop and never got it resolved, i told her to have them check the crank position sensor and bingo, she never had the problem again.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 chevy tahoe is shutting off at idle.

it could have a tune up problem cap rotor wires plugs or a idle possision sen is not working is there a check engine light on

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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replace fuel pump relay. check all fuses to ignition and pcm .make sure they are not loose. check coil wires make sure they not loose.look at battery if you have the ac delco seal battery make sure green eye still there .if its black have battery check out.

Posted on May 06, 2009

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