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Check Engine Light and Misfire Due to One or More Stuck Closed Fuel Injectors on Chevrolet Suburban 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire  and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additives. There are special procedures which may be able to restore the affected injector. If this fails the affected injector must be replaced.

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Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Vehicles With This Problem

RepairPal Fair Price Estimate
$1055-$1122
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Average mileage: 161,810 (158,620–165,000)
Engines affected: 5.7L V8, Gasoline
5 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2004
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Recently I changed my oil forgot that my truck take 6qts OK that's solved, but I also added a fuel additive call chevron something they were selling in auto zone put a bottle of that in this was 2 days ago now the engine light came on but went off when I take it to get the scanner but on it cant read any codes because of the light being on it still drives but sometimes it feels a little bit of a jerk making turns or at a light I'll go to lightly tap gas peddle & some times I feel it sometimes I don't what would be my ideal fix plz any comments would absolutely help!
Chevy Suburban 5.3 OVH 4X4 2004 158,620 I no she has alot of life left in her but I would like to get the problem under control asap! THANX
Service engine soon light came on a week or so after it started idling low and choppy.Code said misfire.