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1997 chevysilverado dies when put into gear and gas is given, idles fine

(1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500)
in Lawton, OK on November 16, 2009
my truck is a 1997 not a 1999. The truck will idle just fine but when i put it in drive and give it gas it will die. 5.7 LTR 350. Auto trans
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on November 16, 2009
Is the check engine light on? try to hook it up to a scantool if you don't have one go to autozone they do this for FREE this is the first step in trying to figure out what the problem is
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on November 16, 2009
do you know the exact code?
on November 16, 2009
check engine light did come one one time before this happend. i do have a scanner and the code came out to be low volt bank one
on November 16, 2009
but now no codes and no check engine light. would an o2 sensor cause this?
on July 24, 2010
I have worked on a couple of cars that did this and the problem was the torque converter was locking up. Try rolling the vehicle before putting in drive, it should go fine until you try to stop- then it will shut down. Good luck.
on December 21, 2010
sounds like timing is off or check for vaccum leaks.
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