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post #1 of 2 Old 02-10-2010, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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surging but its not the torque converter...

my all stock 2002 has been having a surging problem. it does when i try to acclereate with a light throttle. it does it both cold and once the truck is warm and when it does it i can give it more throttle and it'll clear up... does anybody know what this might be??
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I am having the same issue with my 01.
I have been told by several reputable repair shops there is a probability that the fuel pump pickup sock may be restricted from algea build up in the tank.
I am going to drop the tank and see what it looks like then clean the sock.
Cant buy the sock seperately or I would just replace it.
My truck sat for 2 years before I found and purchased it so it sounds reasonable to me.....
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