TRUCK MAKES A FLUTTERING NOISE WHEN I ACCELERATE AND MY CHECK ENGINE LITE BLINK on 2002 GMC Yukon XL Denali

FLUTTERING NOISE WHEN I ACCELERATE AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT BLINKS

by in Washington, DC on November 09, 2012
3 answers 6 comments
ANSWER by on November 09, 2012
When CEL flashes it usally is detecting a engine missfire. When the CEL flashes it also means you should have checked ASAP due to the fact that continued driving with an missfire can be damageing to the catalytic converts.
COMMENT by on November 09, 2012
OK I WILL HAVE IT CHECKED BUT IN THE MEAN TIME BECAUSE IM AT WORK AND ITS THE ONLY MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION WHAT ARE THE MOST CAUSES OF THIS SITUATION?
COMMENT by on November 09, 2012
Could be any nuber of things, scondary ignition, spark plugs, leaking intake manifold gaskets are common faults. Have seen a couple with broken valve springs.
ANSWER by on November 09, 2012
there are no coomon issues when it comes to a ck eng light. stop at auto zone on your way home and have codes scanned for free and post so we can adv
COMMENT by on November 09, 2012
OK THANKS ALOT I APPRECIATE IT
ANSWER by on November 09, 2012
Possible misfire...
COMMENT by on November 09, 2012
WHATS A MISFIRE IM SRY I NOT FIMILIAR WITH THAT TERM ?
COMMENT by on November 09, 2012
mis·fire    [v. mis-fiuhr; n. mis-fahyuhr] Show IPA verb, mis·fired, mis·fir·ing, noun verb (used without object) 1. (of a rifle or gun or of a bullet or shell) to fail to fire or explode. 2. (of an internal-combustion engine) to fail to ignite properly or when expected. 3. to fail to achieve the desired result, effect, etc.: His criticisms completely misfired.
COMMENT by on November 12, 2012
ALEX , I'll take door #1, for $600.................