Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Truck stalls when loaded

asked by on

The truck starts, but when put under load, it stalls.

A: Hello. The stalling could be caused by seve...

Hello. The stalling could be caused by several different things. The truck's engine timing could be off, the air fuel mixture could be wrong, or the fuel pump might not be working as it should. My suggestion would be to have a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, complete a diagnosis on your stalling issue to isolate your problem and make the necessary repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?

The main difference is the material that they are made of. The timing belt is made out of a rubber base product. The timing chain is made from a type of metal. An engine has one camshaft or it can...

Q: 3 speed column trans problem.

Hi there, thanks for writing in. The shift linkage should first be checked to make sure it is going all the way in gear. Sometimes these vehicles had problems when motor mounts broke and it would not go into gear....

Q: This vehicle had 10 recalls. Is it a wise investment to buy used?

If the recalls have not been addressed, it's an easy decision. Don't bother or offer $1,000 at most because you are going to have to go through the hassle of addressing each of the recalls that have not been taken...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...