The ticking in the top end and acting like its fuel starved

Asked by Sep 24, 2016 at 01:22 AM about the 2000 GMC Sierra 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 99 GMC pickup with a 350 I took it out the
other day it started acting like it like it was fuel
starved I'll turn around come home there's a ticking
in the top end I replace the fuel filter still has the
ticking and won't idle

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Has it had a tune up lately? Check your plugs & wires. I fit is fuel starved it may could use a fuel filter. I would also check for vacuum leaks. The throttle body, IACV, MAF may need a cleaning. Only spray off MAF with CRC MAF cleaner & use CRC Throttle body cleaner to clean the IACV and throttle body, remove those two and replace gaskets.

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Potato recent Tuna new fuel filter and check DM vacuum lines going into the throttle body today to check the filters on the injectors

Not sure where potato or tuna came from but yes it's at a recent tune-up and a new fuel filter and check it for vacuum leaks and check spark plug wires I'm going to check out the tbi today and the injectors and filters .thanks

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