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1999 tahoe sluggish on take off

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1999 tahoe sluggish on take off
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Neal replied 6 years ago.

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Are there any codes?


Is this something new?


Did it start suddenly?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
p1060, the idle is rough at idle it idles at 5000rpm seem low.
Expert:  Neal replied 6 years ago.
Are you sure the code was not P0106?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
that's right sorry missed a number
Expert:  Neal replied 6 years ago.
Ok this points to either a bad or dirty map sensor, bad wiring to the sensor, or a leak in the air ducts near the map sensor.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
how would i check for leaks in the air ducts,where is the map sensor located
Expert:  Neal replied 6 years ago.
Just a visual inspection is enough, check for anything loose or any holes or cracks, anything too small to see should not cause a problem.
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