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post #1 of 5 Old 09-15-2009, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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Non Ford gasser question...

Didn't know where to post this question...
I have a 94 GMC Sierra that I use for my hunting rig - the Ford is too long for some of the places I go.
It will shut off when I put it in reverse but starts right up. Sometimes it will happen several times in a row and sometimes it's fine. It also did this the other day just pulling into a parking spot, I was doing a hard right turn at the time. any ideas?

Oh, it has the 350 in it if that helps...with 253k on it!

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adjust your throttle to be a little higher at idle and it should be fine.... its just a tired motor..

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Thanks for the fast reply, I'll try that and see. Getting it ready to hunt again!

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Agreed. You should be proud that sucker went that far!

Old Truck: 00 F350 XLT DRW: basic first few mods. S&B, 4" straight pipe, gauges, CCV, EBPV and Wastegate line deletes, LED Sills, sweet custom headlights, smoked cab lights, Ventshades, Tint.
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It's been a great running truck for me, bought it in 98 with 84 k on it. I've probably put less than $2000 into it over the years in fixes. Just good maintainance. It is getting tired, that's why I bought my Powerstroke 2 years ago, the old blue truck was really getting slow towing my camper on the hills.

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