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#65 of 131 Re: 2003 Chevy Tracker Troubles [xcaligurl]
Jul 22, 2009 (6:15 am)
Ever since we replaced the cam-sensor she has not had any problems. It has nothing to do with AC or Catalytic converter. The job cost us under $275 if I remember, and no more problems. They are dependable cars and she makes short runs around town and back and forth from VA to NJ. With peace of mind driving. The cam-sensor was the answer and after going to "3" dealerships...I found the answer here. Good Luck
#66 of 131 Re: 2003 Chevy Tracker Troubles [scot223]
Jul 22, 2009 (7:35 am)
thank you xcaligurl i will try it
#67 of 131 Re: 2003 Chevy Tracker Troubles
Jul 24, 2009 (7:06 am)
Thank you both for your responses. After dealing with the mechanic that was going to rip me off I called around and took it to some else. Within the hour they told me the cam sensor which is going to run like 450 with Labor and once they fixed that they did indeed say I need new converters. Not really so bad when you find out the EPA passed a law in 96 that states if your Cat converter goes out and the vehicle is less then 8 years or 80,000 miles it is covered under warranty. >>:O~) You just take it into a chevy dealer. So needless to say I am almost a happy camper. Just a few more days and I will have my car back! Thanks again!
#68 of 131 Re: 2000 Tracker will stall/not start when hot [tim54]
Jul 27, 2009 (1:56 pm)
My 2001 2.0 Tracker had the same problem. Ordered a new Cam Position Sensor. Problem solved. Same exact symptoms as you describe. Be careful when you pull the old one. You will have to set the timing on the new one! Good Luck.
#69 of 131 stalls after I start it unless i keep foot on pedal
Aug 22, 2009 (6:28 pm)
I have a 1996 Tracker. It stalls, not all the time, right after I start it. Must ride gas pedal to keep up rpm's or it will stall. Then sometimes it maintains about 600 rpm's but not often. There is no fast idle when cold , runs at low rpms all the time at idle and at drive
anyone know what this could be?
#70 of 131 Re: stalls after I start it unless i keep foot on pedal [rep5858]
Aug 24, 2009 (8:51 am)
Could be the 02? Most mechanics will hook it up diagnostic for a minimal fee. The problem with mine wasit was not spitting codes.
#71 of 131 1998 Chevy Tracker Issues
Sep 16, 2009 (10:28 am)
I recently took a 98' Tracker off of my fathers hands. He has never had a problem with it other than a minor oil leak. I take it over, it runs great, but as soon as I come to a stop it doesn't go. I push the gas pedal and nothing. I have to wait a minute or so until it kicks back in. Anybody know what is causing this? Please let me know. Greatly appreciate all the feed back. Thanks.
#72 of 131 Re: 1998 Chevy Tracker Issues [utefan76]
Sep 17, 2009 (3:27 pm)
I had the same problem. Some one on this forum suggested the Cam Positioning Sensor. I changed it and I have not had a problem since.
#73 of 131 Re: Engine dies. Won't restart. [allesfixer]
Oct 13, 2009 (4:09 pm)
I bet you have a bad camshaft position sensor. This seems to be a VERY common issue with these 2.0 trackers and suzukis. The next time it gets hot, try pouring some water on the sensor to cool it down. The sensor is located on the driver's side ( in the engine compartment) mounted directly to the back of the cylinder head. It is a big aluminum piece with a black pick-up sensor mounted to it. If you read more on this website, you'll find out some more about this problem. Mine done it and all you have to do is figure out a way to keep that sensor cool, and the problems are gone. Some people have replaced the sensors, but once the new one gets hot, it does the same thing again.
#74 of 131 chevy tracker won't start
Oct 31, 2009 (1:19 pm)
I have a 1998 chevy tracker. It won't start for crap. It almost starts, sounds like it's wants gas. I just changed the fuel filter, and same result. No starting. Could it be the fuel pump:? Please anyone if you can give me some info that would be great. I don't want to take it to a mechanic, too expensive, unless I have to. Sounds like I may have to.