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gmc jimmy vortec 4.3L, V6. car went shop, was told crankshaft position sensor, fuel pump, / left front O2 sensor bad , replace parts myself, car started back out driveway put indrive press gas pedal car cut off restarted loud pop noise engine jerking,


do car need to be timed, if

do car need to be timed, if so is it with timing light or it electronic times itself

cedric

according to 2 mechanics,

according to 2 mechanics, they said that the car electronically times itself, but im thinking it maybe possible when I changed the distributor and the rotor cap, I may have knocked it out of timed

cedric

i would check timing chain

i would check timing chain

Verify that the crank sensor

Verify that the crank sensor was the proper one for your truck.

How was the truck running before you were told that you needed all of these parts?

How does it idle now?

It would start at times and

It would start at times and sometimes it would not, always crank, never no problem when engine is running in idle mode, problem occurs when i depress on the gas pedal, less then a 1/4 of mile it would shut down, and would crank but not turn over, and if it did , the engine would run rough had to depress gas pedal to stay running or had to let sit for awhile before attempt to start again. however, yesterday i started and backed it out of the garage, push on gas pedal in drive several times in front of my house, it had a slight hestitate at depress the pedal but did not shut off. note: didnot wont to drive to far, already paid for two tows.

cedric

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4.3 are hungry on plugs and

4.3 are hungry on plugs and wires too. running without air cleaner properly installed will cause rough idle.My 4.3 seems to be tempermental with the coil wire and for some reason get misfire time to time if i use a cheap cap.

Have the computer scanned

Have the computer scanned again for codes. This could give you a good starting point for the diagnosis.


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