Common questions

Why does my car battery fail to start?

Why does my car battery fail to start?

More reasons than not, the root of the problem when an engine fails to start is the battery. The battery provides the initial jolt of power to start up the engine, as well as all the required systems that the engine and vehicle needs to operate.

Why does my Chevy Silverado engine not start?

An engine that won’t start could be caused by many things, but there are some more common than others. Read more to find out. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT900 (2007-2013). You rely on your Chevy Silverado to drive from point A to point B when you need it to, but that involves the engine actually starting.

How to troubleshoot a no start GM 4.3L pick up?

Testing a Cranks but Does Not Start condition on your GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L pick up, van or SUV is not that hard to do, if you have a solid diagnostic strategy. In this article I’ll show you the basics of testing such a problem.

Why did my 2004 Duramax engine not start?

My 2004 Duramax started and then died like it was out of fuel. Now it won’t start. I have about 1/4 tank of fuel, tried priming it until the batteries died.

What to do if your Duramax won’t start?

If the fuse is o.k. if you have a test light or multi meter test the terminals the fuse plugs into,there should be two terminals in the fuse box.Test for power on one of these terminals while someone is trying to start the vehicle.If you have power then the start circuit is good and the fault is in the starter itself.

Why is my Silverado no crank no start?

I checked the start (8:30am ) before doing anything else and the engine cranked (slowly) but fired and ran on the first attempt. All dash display normal, the alternator charge at 14V and nothing out of the ordinary. I’m pretty sure something was iced up but I don’t get how any thaw took place with conditions here.

What to do if your 6.5 diesel won’t start?

To read more about 6.5 PMD failure and the recommended cure, our FSD heat sync kit, follow the links below: For those with more in-depth issues, proceed to follow through the no-start guide one step at a time.

What causes a car battery to stop working?

This can be caused by a few things. To diagnose it you need to work backwards: 1. Bad battery or low charge, or bad connections at the battery terminals. If the terminals are full of white snowy looking stuff disconnect them and clean them up. If a terminal is loose (you can turn it with your hand) tighten it.

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Ruth Doyle