Go Back   Chevrolet Forum - Chevy Enthusiasts Forums > Current Chevy Trucks, SUV's, Crossovers & Vans > Tahoe & Suburban
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Tahoe & Suburban The power, space, and brutal towing ability make the Tahoe and its longer sibling, the Suburban, arguably the best full size SUV's on the market today.

2013 Chevrolet Suburban
Platform: GMT 400, 800, 900

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-07-2010, 06:14 PM
CF Beginner
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 2
Default Replacing Idle Air Control Valve

I have figured out that the issue causing my 2001 Chevy Tahoe to have RPM issues when at a stop light or parked is the idle control valve. Does anyone have any idea how to replace or where to find it? All of the information that I have found online refers to ICV's that are cord driven and my Tahoe controlled by an electric throttle. Any help would be appreciated. It is hot outside and I want to get this fixed so that I can have AC when stopped. Thanks a lot for all information!!!
Register today for free or log-in if already registered to remove this ad!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-07-2010, 10:18 PM
maxxman04's Avatar
CF Veteran
1990 Chevrolet Camaro
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: kentucky
Posts: 1,854
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=hp
Default

idle air control valves are all electrical, whether the throttle is cable or electric doesn't matter. iac's are mounted on the throttle body itself, usually with 2 bolts/screws, and an electrical connector. this link shows the iac for the 5.3 motor.

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...2169&ppt=C0018
__________________
rednekper4mince. keepin duct tape and bailing wire in business.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-07-2010, 10:25 PM
CF Beginner
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 2
Default

I have the part but I just don't see where it goes. Is it right next to the Alternator?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-07-2010, 10:36 PM
maxxman04's Avatar
CF Veteran
1990 Chevrolet Camaro
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: kentucky
Posts: 1,854
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=hp
Default

it goes on the throttle body, which is on the top of motor where the air goes into engine. you'll have to take the air intake tube off, then look on drivers or passenger side of the throttle body (the throttle body is basically the carberator looking part)
__________________
rednekper4mince. keepin duct tape and bailing wire in business.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-29-2010, 02:51 AM
CF Beginner
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: pakistan
Posts: 1
Default cleveland taxi

Thanks for this
__________________
cleveland taxi
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-29-2010, 08:06 AM
in2pro's Avatar
Administrator
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 6,074
Default

also take a read of this artical and see if it might apply..

http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/Bl...e_cleaning.pdf
Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2010, 08:06 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
2004, 53, air, aircontrol, body, chevrolet, chevy, colorado, control, iacv, idle, intake, location, replace, replacing, tahoe, throttle, valve


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Join Chevroletforum
Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:36 PM.

Internet Brands, Inc.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.

Emails Backup