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Why is my Chevy Silverado 1500 not starting?

If the battery is empty shortly after charging, the alternator should therefore be checked for a defect. If the battery is OK, a defect in the starter can be the cause of a non-starting vehicle. Age-related wear or a material defect can damage the starter. This is often noticeable by a clicking sound when trying to start.

Why does my 96 Chevy Express van not start?

Also had a similar issue spin and no start with a 96 Chevy Express Van with the 5.7L. This vehicles issue turned out to be a shorted pink wire in the wiring harness that runs up the passenger side of the block. The vehicle had died while driving several times and wouldn’t start. Then, finally after blowing a couple fuses, would start at all.

Can a Chevy Truck turn over but not start?

I replaced the starter, have checked the battery and even jump acrossed the starter, which did make it turn over but not start, but I cannot get the truck to turn over with the ignition switch. Is there any way to test the switch? When I turn it to the on position everything seems to work. When I try to start it nothing works.

Can a 1999 Chevy c1500 / k1500 start?

Hi, our 1999 CHEVROLET C1500/K1500 is having the same issue. After sittiing for a few hours, we have to crank it and eventually put a little gas or tarting fluid in the throttle body for our truck to start but runs and drives fine once it does start and will start right up after only sitting for about an hour or so. 205 people found this helpful.

Also had a similar issue spin and no start with a 96 Chevy Express Van with the 5.7L. This vehicles issue turned out to be a shorted pink wire in the wiring harness that runs up the passenger side of the block. The vehicle had died while driving several times and wouldn’t start. Then, finally after blowing a couple fuses, would start at all.

If the battery is empty shortly after charging, the alternator should therefore be checked for a defect. If the battery is OK, a defect in the starter can be the cause of a non-starting vehicle. Age-related wear or a material defect can damage the starter. This is often noticeable by a clicking sound when trying to start.

What kind of truck is a 96 Chevy?

– CarGurus 96 Chevy C1500 5.7L Vortec Truck won’t start, Replaced Fuel Pump, Filter & Has Spark.

What does it mean when a truck won’t start?

It might be the computer, but it might be a sensor or a $10 relay. You won’t get diagnostics through the internet. I have a 1998 Chevy 2500 w/ a 5.7 that wouldn’t start even though the truck had good spark, fuel in the tank, and I could hear the pump spin up and pressurize when I turned the key.

However, today, when the truck will crank and start, the antitheft icon goes off after a few seconds with the key on and stays off while the truck is running. It never flashed either today or yesterday though. And I don’t know if the antitheft system disables cranking or starting or both.

How to replace starter motor in Vortec 5.3 L?

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Are there any problems with the Chevy 4.8 Vortec engine?

You are an automotive engineer, or you are a Chevy truck enthusiast to be reading about the Chevy 4.8 Vortec engine problems. The thing is that the bigger the vehicle engine, the more power they take. The 4.8 Vortec engine is now the order of the day because of its price and its availability in standard wrecking yards.

Can a faulty knock sensor cause a 4.8L Vortec to go bad?

On the 4.8 Vortec, the knock sensor is known to go bad or become faulty and throw check engine lights. When you have a faulty knock sensor, the engine thinks it needs to alter timing despite there being no timing issues, which can lead to a number of performance issues. 4.8L Vortec Faulty Knock Sensor Symptoms

How to tell if your Chevy Silverado has a bad starter?

Bad Starter Symptoms: Chevy Silverado 1 Noises Your ears are the best diagnostic tool that you have. You can tell a lot about what’s going on with a vehicle… 2 Won’t Start If your Silverado won’t start that can be a very strong indication of a bad starter. The thing is, it can… 3 Smoke More

Is there a problem with my Chevy Silverado?

Will turn key and it is like no power from battery to starter, but have lights, radio, etc. Turn key again or sometimes multiple times, to no avail. Then, turn it one more time and it starts. Then the next 15 starts, no problem. Sometimes hot engine, sometimes cold. UPDATE: 2-6-14; I sold the truck to my father. He changed the starter.

On the 4.8 Vortec, the knock sensor is known to go bad or become faulty and throw check engine lights. When you have a faulty knock sensor, the engine thinks it needs to alter timing despite there being no timing issues, which can lead to a number of performance issues. 4.8L Vortec Faulty Knock Sensor Symptoms

Are there any problems with the Chevy 4.8L Vortec?

The two engines tend to have similar problems, but the 4.8 Vortec comes in at a higher reliability rating on our scale due to its lack of AFM, which is known to cause problems on just about every engine it touches. 1. Intake Knock Sensor – 4.8L Vortec

How to turn off starter on Chevy Silverado?

1 Turn OFF the ignition. 2 Disconnect the PCM harness connector. 3 Connect a DMM between the starter enable relay control circuit of the PCM harness and a good ground. 4 Turn the ignition to the START position.

Why are the dash lights not working on my Chevy Silverado?

When the AAA mechanic checked the battery it was fine. But the dash lights would not come no when the key was turned. Then they did but there was no effert to start. The engine might click but nothing else. The dome lights were bright and working. It was putting out a full voltage the mechanic said. But again the dash lights would not come on.

How can I tell if my Chevy Silverado is a PCM?

Without a GM tech two scan tool, there is no way to verify it is sending out a crank signal. However, if you verify all wiring is good and there are no open circuits, then we will know it is the pcm. You can check to see if the yellow/black wire is grounded at the starter relay.

What to do if your Chevy Silverado won’t start?

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When to troubleshoot the electrical system in a Chevy Silverado?

This happens sometimes when trailer wiring has been added, causing electrical system problems. Consider having the BCM or Body Control Module replaced if your Silverado repeatedly blows out the same fuses or if it seems like you’re experiencing one electrical problem after another.

Why is the Check Engine light coming on on my Chevy Silverado?

In a nutshell, if your car’s check engine light keeps coming on after the repairment, it suggests that the trouble code is still in the memory. And, you have to clear this code out of your car’s PC. Having a car computer in your Chevy Silverado helps you in so many ways.

How to reset the PassLock system on a 2000 Silverado?

If the Passlock system identifies the key as unauthorized, the engine stalls. Leave the ignition switch in the “Run” position as the “Security” light blinks on and off for approximately 10 minutes. Turn the ignition switch clockwise to start the engine immediately after the “Security” light stops flashing.

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Why does my diesel truck not start up?

Read on another thread where the truck would not start,turned out to be cps,dealer said a couple bolts backed out and fell into the pan. First- these trucks do not have a fuel pump- the CP3 pulls fuel from the tank and then pressurized by the CP3 pump to the injectors.

What causes a car to start at the wrong time?

Spark plug wires are a source of electromagnetic interference (EMF), but this is usually only a problem on some aftermarket setups when this interference isn’t taken into account. A timing belt or chain that has skipped a tooth will throw off the cam timing, causing the intake and/or exhaust valves to open at the wrong time.

Why does my 2006 Chevy Silverado not start?

Visited the website for 20 consecutive days. Re: 2006 chevy silverado cranks but wont start. Check the crank sensor that seems to cause intermittent starting stupidness. had that problem on my silverado. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.

What to do when your GMC Truck won’t start?

Try turning your key to the run position a few times (with out starting). Then try to start it. If it starts, sounds like what mine did. I replaced the fuel pump assembly and that fixed the problems. Very common problem.

Why does my GM car say no start no crank?

How to diagnose a no start no click on GM vehicle. If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that.

How can I tell if my Chevy Silverado is starting?

Check the compression with a compression gauge. Use a spark checker to see if it has spark. Put a timing light on it and see what it shows. Use a fuel pressure gauge to see if it is getting fuel pressure. Is the air filter/tubing plugged? Is the catalytic converter plugged?

What causes a car to not start up?

The cause of this problem is usually one of 3 things – a failed starter motor, a bad connection between the battery and starter motor, or a blown fuse (if present) in line between the starter and the battery.

What does it mean when your truck won’t start?

Hate to say it but if the solenoid clicks and it don’t start, it’s either a bad battery, bad starter or bad battery cables. A bad starter will do it almost every time, a bad cable can be intermittant but gets worse quickly. My bet is the battery has a bad internal buss contact plate.

How does a starter work on a truck?

What’s called the “starter” has 2 power connections – a large wire that provides power to the starter motor, and a smaller wire that powers the starter solenoid. When the key is turned to start the solenoid will engage the gear on the starter with the ring gear on the flywheel as well as trigger the starter motor to begin turning.

However, today, when the truck will crank and start, the antitheft icon goes off after a few seconds with the key on and stays off while the truck is running. It never flashed either today or yesterday though. And I don’t know if the antitheft system disables cranking or starting or both.

The cause of this problem is usually one of 3 things – a failed starter motor, a bad connection between the battery and starter motor, or a blown fuse (if present) in line between the starter and the battery.

What happens when there is no power to the starter motor?

If there’s no power to the starter motor but power everywhere else you’d hear a “click!” noise when you turned to start but nothing else – ie. no whirring or cranking noises.

What’s called the “starter” has 2 power connections – a large wire that provides power to the starter motor, and a smaller wire that powers the starter solenoid. When the key is turned to start the solenoid will engage the gear on the starter with the ring gear on the flywheel as well as trigger the starter motor to begin turning.

How do you start a jeep long crank?

FYI, you can do this with the pushbutton start, too. You have to keep your foot off the brake pedal and push once for accessory, then push a second time for “On”. Basically it’s just like the first two notches when turning a key. When you are ready to crank, press the brake pedal and then the button as normal.

How many miles can a Mercedes Benz go?

These cars were bulletproof though. They could easily go over 200k miles on original transmission and engine. The only issues you will see with these cars is a bad brake light switch (easy and cheap to fix yourself), ball joints, engine mounts and maybe an automatic transmission valve body repairs.

How often does my GMC Truck turn over?

So far this has been the case pretty much every time i am starting the truck cold. I’ll try to start it and it will turn over for about 3-4 seconds (have tried a bit longer, still no go) then i’ll stop and try to start it again, and the second time it fires right up.

Why does my engine turn over 5-6 times before starting?

Hot or cold engine, it will RANDOMLY turn over 5 to 6 times before starting; mileage 260k, over the past 2 months gas mileage has dropped from 33 MPG to 29 MPG’s. The hard to start symptoms began 2 days ago.

Why do I have to turn the key several times before starting the car?

You either have a very clogged fuel filter, or are in need of a new fuel pump. Fuel pressure should be checked, and should be no lower than about 55psi while running or key on. By turning the key several times, you are priming the fuel system up enough to start the vehicle, so you definitely have a fuel issue.

Why does my Chevy Silverado want to turn over?

Truck wants to turn over but will act as if is starving for fuel,wait ten minutes, it start. Been happening frequently lately. I also was told it was the security system Will turn key and it is like no power from battery to starter, but have lights, radio, etc. Turn key again or sometimes multiple times, to no avail.

Why is the crank sensor on my GM Truck not working?

Crank sensor is getting power and 50 psi with key in the on position (not running). Any ideas? Also, attempted the reset for the passlock system and took negative battery cable off to reset computer. I have one word STOP. Put some time into diagnosing the problem you’ll save time and money.

Why does my Chevy truck not start when it gets cold?

Seems to be fuel pressure but can’t smell any gas like it was flooding. It does’nt even fire like it wants to start. It has been starting hard and I would have to turn key on and off 4 or 5 times before I could get it to start but once it started it would run just fine. has any chevy owners out there delt with this before??

Truck wants to turn over but will act as if is starving for fuel,wait ten minutes, it start. Been happening frequently lately. I also was told it was the security system Will turn key and it is like no power from battery to starter, but have lights, radio, etc. Turn key again or sometimes multiple times, to no avail.

Why does my Chevy 1500 turn over twice?

Okay, it’s not the ‘passlock sensor’. I reset it by leaving it in the on position for slightly over 10 minutes, turning it off for 5 seconds, and repeating 3 times. It still turns over, and dies. It did start the second time for about 1-2 seconds instead of just one turn; maybe two rotations. This has me thinking it is the fuel pump.

What’s the RPM of a Silverados Vortec V8?

At the initial start up in the morning, the truck will start normally, then immediately the RPM’s will drop down to about 300-400 RPM’s, then “catch” back up and operate normally. I’ve cleaned the MAF, no codes, and the truck is stock. I haven’t done any checking with the fuel system or vacuum and don’t run any ethanol.

How to diagnose a Silverado intermittent no crank?

In order to diagnose a Silverdao intermittent no crank condition, you must understand how the starting system works. When you turn the key, the IGN switch acts as a signaling device. It receives a 5-volt reference signal from the body control module (BCM).

What does intermittent no start mean on a car?

Share it! An intermittent no-start condition references any time where starting is possible sometimes, and other times the engine will not start. This implies that the difference between starting and failure to start is not understood.

How does engine cranking work on a Silverado?

The ECM supplies voltage to the IMS. If the IMS contacts are closed, indicating either park or neutral, the voltage then flows to the Transmission Control Module (TCM) and then to a ground point. If the ECM sees the proper voltage drop it will allow engine cranking.

What causes Silverado to have intermittent no crank?

I’ll be honest with you, finding the cause of a Silverado intermittent no crank condition is no fun. It’s a complicate these that involves multiple switches and three computers. All the signals have to line up before the Electronic Control Module (ECM) will ground the starter relay.

What happens when no crank / no start / no blower?

When it no crank/no starts there is no sound except relays in the under the hood fuse box. Nothing at all from the starter. Battery putting out 12.5V and tests good.

Simple fix by checking the ground in the harness right behind the passenger side cylinder head. Trace the break and wire it to a new location for a ground such as the front of the cylinder head as I did. Loading…

What do I need to know about my Chevy Silverado?

Check and top off oil at every gas fill-up. Rough idle or interrupted acceleration are signs of cylinder misfire, often accompanied by the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL). The MIL may illuminate steady to indicate that a fault has been recorded and your Silverado appears to be unaffected.

What does cold start knock sound like on Chevy Silverado?

Be aware that the radiator cooling fans may operate at any time. Cold start knock is generically called “piston slap,” which is common in Vortec engines. For the first 30 to 60 seconds after a cold start, the short-skirted pistons rock inside the cylinders and slap against the cylinder walls, sounding rather like a diesel engine.

Why does my Chevy Silverado 1500 not start?

I have a 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 2 wheel drive 4.3L V6. I recently replaced the fuel pump because the truck would not start. Replacing the pump fixed the problem, but now its doing the same two mouths later. Cranks but will not start. Yesterday I left for work the truck started and ran for about four miles and then it just quit.

How often does the 4WD light come on on a Silverado?

Question: I have a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado and my SERVICE 4WD light comes on about once a week. When the light is on, the truck won’t engage into 4-wheel drive. When I turn my truck off and start it again, the 4-wheel drive will work until the next time the light comes on.

Where is the transfer case on a 2005 Chevy Silverado?

If it was DTC C0374, chances are there’s a bad connection in the wiring harness between connector C151 (under the hood) and the transfer case. This is part of the circuit between the front and rear propshaft speed sensors (mounted on the transfer case) and the transfer case control module.

What are the problems with a 2003 Chevy Silverado?

The 2003 Chevrolet Silverado has 4 problems reported for engine won’t turn over,won’t start. Average failure mileage is 97,500 miles.

The 2003 Chevrolet Silverado has 4 problems reported for engine won’t turn over,won’t start. Average failure mileage is 97,500 miles.

What to do if your GMC wont start?

You may also want to check the fuse (see “Fuses and Circuit Breakers” in the Index). See your dealer for service. Center. See “Roadside Assistance” in the Index. 1.) Attempt to start the car by turning the key to the Start/Run Position. 2.) Observer that the vehicle fails to start and that the security light is illuminated. 3.)

Why does my car not start on the first attempt?

Car won’t start on first attempt, takes several tries the… The vehicle will turn over but will not start until after two or three attempts. When the key is in the ignition and turned all the way to the right and I let go of it it still stays there and attempts to keep starting without me holding the key.

Share it! An intermittent no-start condition references any time where starting is possible sometimes, and other times the engine will not start. This implies that the difference between starting and failure to start is not understood.

What kind of truck won’t start up?

My wife has a 2008 Silverado 1500 5.3. She had stopped at a gas station to get a few items. She started up the truck, put it in gear. The truck only went a a few feet and all the lights on the display came on and the engine died. She tried starting it again and though it would crank, it wouldn’t start.

How to get a Chevy Silverado to crank over?

1 Turn OFF the ignition. 2 Disconnect the power train control module (PCM) harness connector. 3 Connect a test lamp between the Crank Voltage circuit of the PCM harness and a good ground. 4 With the transmission in park, or clutch pedal pressed, turn the ignition switch to the START position.

What should I do if my Chevy Silverado wont start?

Connect a 30-amp fused jumper between the battery positive voltage circuit of the starter relay switch circuit and the supply voltage circuit of the starter solenoid. Does the engine crank?

Why is my Chevy Silverado not cranking over?

Since you have voltage on the crank fuse while in crank position, we know the ignition switch is good. The pcm supplies the ground to the starter relay to turn on the starter. It is possible if the wiring is good, there is a problem with the pcm.

My wife has a 2008 Silverado 1500 5.3. She had stopped at a gas station to get a few items. She started up the truck, put it in gear. The truck only went a a few feet and all the lights on the display came on and the engine died. She tried starting it again and though it would crank, it wouldn’t start.

Why does my Cadillac XTS not start up?

If the fuel pump leaks or begins making a lot of noise, get it looked at right away. A failing fuel pump will not create enough pressure in the fuel system, possibly causing a l… Read More

What to do if your Vortec won’t start?

96 Chevy C1500 5.7L Vortec Truck won’t start, Replaced Fuel Pump, Filter & Has Spark. Hey everyone, I have a 1996 Chevy C1500 with a 5.7L Vortec, I got the truck recently and was told it just needed a Fuel pump, I replaced the Fuel pump, and the Filter, also the pump turns on and there is fuel up at the rail, I pushed the pin and it shot right out.

What kind of fuel pump does a 96 Silverado use?

I have a 96 Silverado 1500, and it did the exact same thing. It would fire with starting fluid after a line, filter, relay and pump replacement. It turned out the pump I put in was for a 96 C1500, which has a throttle body system and the pump only produced 20-30psi. The Fuel injection in the Silverado needs 55-65psi.

Why is my Chev k1500 350 Vortec not starting?

So I went and bought a sensor installed it and forgot to reset the computer before trying to start it. It changed nothing, still the same old problem. So I decided to reset the computer by disconnecting the battery, a good 10 to 15 minutes or so. Hooked it back up and still has the same problem.

96 Chevy C1500 5.7L Vortec Truck won’t start, Replaced Fuel Pump, Filter & Has Spark. Hey everyone, I have a 1996 Chevy C1500 with a 5.7L Vortec, I got the truck recently and was told it just needed a Fuel pump, I replaced the Fuel pump, and the Filter, also the pump turns on and there is fuel up at the rail, I pushed the pin and it shot right out.

What kind of pump does a 96 Silverado use?

I have a 96 Silverado 1500, and it did the exact same thing. It would fire with starting fluid after a line, filter, relay and pump replacement. It turned out the pump I put in was for a 96 C1500, which has a throttle body system and the pump only produced 20-30psi.

Where is the starter relay on a Silverado?

Battery voltage also runs through the 175 amp fuse to the starter relay terminal #30 in the underhood fuse box. Terminal #30 is the input power to one relay contact. When the ECM wants to initiate Silverado starter crank operation, it supplies power to the starter relay control coil in the underhood fuse box on terminal #86.

Is there a 2004 Silverado that won’t start?

I have a 2004 silverado that won’t start. Have bench tested starter and battery and replaced relay and ignition switch. I have a 2004 silverado… I have a 2004 silverado that won’t start.

What to do when your Chevy won’t start?

First, take a look underneath and make sure the start signal wire on the starter is clean and tight. If it’s OK, the second is the starter relay located in the fuse box under the hood. Next time it happens, swap the starter relay with either the park lamp or rad fan relay and try starting. If it works, replace the relay.

Why does my Silverado 2500HD not start up?

No power to the pump. No click of the starter, absolutely no sound of anything starting up at all. Delay has replaced the fuel pump relays, works for a day or two, then go to start it, nothing again. No crank from the starter, no sound of the fuel pump, but power to the dash lights.

How to test ignition a on a 2004 Silverado?

See if you have 12 volts to the crank fuse when they turn the switch top the start position, make sure to have them turn the switch to start at leat 5 times with the samr test results. yes, i have 12v on both sides when key is in crank position. And you had 12 volts to fusese ign a and ign E correct? ignition e, yes. how do i test ignition a?

Why does my car starter not turn on?

Doesn’t take much juice to click the solenoid, but it takes a lot of juice to turn the starter and turn over the engine. The other thing is it is an intermittent problem on the vehicle, so if the starter was intermittently acting up when installed, it could also be intermittently acting up when tested at the auto parts store.

Can a car start with no crank or no starter?

Yes, especially if there is a bad connection to the starter, or from the battery. Doesn’t take much juice to click the solenoid, but it takes a lot of juice to turn the starter and turn over the engine.

How can you tell if your starter relay is bad?

The most obvious warning sign that a problem with the starter relay exists is when the vehicle won’t start when you engage the ignition process. As stated above, electronic keys do not have a manual ignition switch. However, when powered, it should send a signal to the starter relay once the key is turned or the starter button is pressed.

What does it mean when your Silverado won’t start?

When my 2014 Silverado does a click and then no start I loose everything. I checked all the fuses and they only had 9.2 volts, then I checked the battery and it had 12.35 volts. I have owned a lot of gm truck’s and suv’s, but this one been a pos. Problem is I love the truck when it’s running good and not acting up.

Why is the radiator fan not working on my Chevy Silverado?

If your Silverado has a bad engine temp sensor the radiator fan won’t know to come on, because the ECU won’t know how hot the engine is. You’ll need to locate and test the engine temp sensor.

Why is my 4WD selector light not working?

If the 4WD selector light in your truck won’t work properly, the problem could be any number of things. However, don’t anticipate making a drive down to your local Chevrolet dealer or mechanic for help just yet.

Doesn’t take much juice to click the solenoid, but it takes a lot of juice to turn the starter and turn over the engine. The other thing is it is an intermittent problem on the vehicle, so if the starter was intermittently acting up when installed, it could also be intermittently acting up when tested at the auto parts store.

What kind of gas mileage does Chevy Silverado get?

An available diesel engine that helps it achieve an impressive 33 MPG highway.† Silverado is built to get the job done right – every time. POWER FOR THE LONG HAUL.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Silverado 1500 have?

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 (L84) EQUIPPED WITH DYNAMIC FUEL MANAGEMENT 1 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque 2 8-speed automatic transmission (10-speed automatic transmission included on LT Trail Boss and High Country 4×4) 3 Auto stop/start technology 4 Standard on LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country; available on LT and RST

What’s the battery voltage on a Chevy Silverado?

When I turned the key to start the dome light did not flicker or dim in any way. Also, when the key was on, the battery voltage read about 12. When I turned the key to start, the gauge dropped down to 0 and stayed there until I released the key back to ON. Also, I keep the headlights on automatic with the selector switch.

Why does my 2000 Chevy Silverado not start?

Question: My 2000 Chevy Silverado that will not start unless i pour gas in the throttle body. It has been sitting for about 8 months and prior to that there was no problems at all. I have good fuel pressure with no bleed down. Answer: Does it start after pouring gas in throttle and keep running fine? What is the fuel pressure?

What kind of fuel pump does a Chevy Silverado have?

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An available diesel engine that helps it achieve an impressive 33 MPG highway.† Silverado is built to get the job done right – every time. POWER FOR THE LONG HAUL.

What should I do if my 2000 Chevy Silverado dies?

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Where is the plug on a Chevrolet iFixit?

Step One: Start the truck, leaving it in park, and running during this process. Step Two: Locate the plug pictured below, The plug is under the dash near the steering column. Open your driver door and stick your head on the floor near the gas and brake pedal and look up, it will be the big white plug staring you in the face.

How does auto stop work on a Chevy Silverado?

Auto Stop is a feature GM is including on almost every new vehicle these days that automatically turns off a vehicle’s engine at stop signs, stop lights, or basically anytime you come to a halt long enough the computer thinks it’s more efficient to shut the engine off to save fuel.

How to turn off PassLock-Chevrolet-iFixit [ solved ]?

Turn off for 5 seconds then Leave in ON position for 10 min, crank it but not start it…then off for 5 seconds, then do the 10 minutes in ON position again then off…crank it…off for 5 seconds and ON position again for 10 min then off, then crank it and off for 5 seconds then ON for 10 minutes then off.

Is the Check Engine light and remote start quit working?

2015 Canyon 3.6 4X4 all terrain. Since under warranty so will schedule service and curious if anyone has had this issue? and want to share the story. thanks in advance for your replies. 2015 Canyon 3.6 4X4 all terrain. Since under warranty so will schedule service and curious if anyone has had this issue? and want to share the story.

Why is the remote start on my car not working?

If the ‘Check Engine Light’ or Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is illuminated, the remote start system will not work. Don’t panic, one of the reasons the MIL can illuminate is due to a loose gas cap!

What does it mean when your truck wont start?

When it will not start the lights, stereo, etc. will come on but the engine will click and not turn over. Other times it will start right up. By the way the truck runs just fine once started. I can jump start it every time problem is I cant find a hill to get it to roll start every time.

How does the starter work on a GMC Sierra?

The starter in your GMC Sierra is dependent on three pieces of equipment. First, the ignition switch sends electrical current from the battery to the starter solenoid. The solenoid then forces the gear in the starter housing to engage the engine. When the starter motor turns on and spins the gear, the engine roars to life.

Yes, especially if there is a bad connection to the starter, or from the battery. Doesn’t take much juice to click the solenoid, but it takes a lot of juice to turn the starter and turn over the engine.

When it will not start the lights, stereo, etc. will come on but the engine will click and not turn over. Other times it will start right up. By the way the truck runs just fine once started. I can jump start it every time problem is I cant find a hill to get it to roll start every time.

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.

What causes a car to have a no start condition?

The engine pistons and valves (and all the other related components like: timing chains, etc.) are the ones responsible for the induction of the fresh air the engine needs for the combustion process. Although rare, internal engine mechanical problems can and do cause no-start conditions. Blown head gasket. Blown engine. 4.)

What to do if your Chevy 1500 won’t start?

The passlock sensor voltage reading has changed & you can relearn it to the PCM & you can start the truck again. To relearn, turn the ignition key to the on position for 3 10 minute cycles, turning the key to the off position for 5 seconds after each 10 minute learn.

How to run a diagnostic test on a 1993 Chevy truck?

They will be on the end of the row to the far right, and the will be side by side. Place your key into the Chevy’s ignition and turn it, but don’t crank the engine. Watch the “check engine” light. It will start flashing. Chevy trouble codes are two digits. The first digit will be represented by a long flash.

What makes a Chevy 1500 turn over and stall?

What happens is the passlock sensor creates a certain voltage reading under 5 volts & the PCM has to learn that voltage or it will start & stall until it does. The passlock sensor voltage reading has changed & you can relearn it to the PCM & you can start the truck again.

What are the trouble codes on a Chevy truck?

Watch the “check engine” light. It will start flashing. Chevy trouble codes are two digits. The first digit will be represented by a long flash. Secondary digits will be relayed through quicker flashes. For example, trouble code 16 will be relayed with one long flash and six short ones. Write the codes down as the “check engine” light sends them.

Can a Chevy C / K 1500 engine not start?

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Questions – truck will not start, engine turns, but does not fire at all. – CarGurus truck will not start, engine turns, but does not fire at all. other computer-related things that could be interfering?

Why does my Chevy Silverado turn over but not fire?

145 people found this helpful. Have a 99 Chevrolet 4×4 Silverado with 5.0 it was hot wired by previous owner. It did crank but replaced the steering wheel column with new wires and now it will turn over but won’t start. The fuel pump is connected directly to the battery.

What kind of truck won’t start or fire?

I have a 1997 Chevy Z71 just put new trans in drove for about 20 miles and the truck just died………Replaced fuel pump, Fuel relay and found that the fuel fuzz blows every time I turn key on ???? 24 people found this helpful. 22 people found this helpful.

Why does my 1997 Chevy c1500 not start?

1997 Chevy C1500, 2WD, 5.7L won’t start – cranks fine. No codes – good fuel pressure ( 60+ psi – new pump), good spark, 1997 Chevy C1500, 2WD, 5.7L wont start – cranks fine. No… It will not start. I changed the fuel filter and fuel pump It will not start. I changed the fuel filter and fuel pump relay.

Why does my Chevy Silverado truck not start?

The starting problems of a vehicle can be different. In some cases the truck starts at least sporadically and allows its owner to drive independently to the nearest specialist workshop. In other cases, the truck won’t start until the underlying problem is solved. The nature of the starting problems depends on their cause.

What’s the problem with my Chevy Silverado 1500?

When it decides to act right, all is will. Anyone else found a solution? Chevy silverado 1500 2004. The same problem, random intermittent starting. I had had this problem before about 5 times and each time I disconnected and reconnected the negative battery cable it started fine. This time that didn’t work.

What does it mean when your car says no start?

A No Crank Condition means that the engine is not turning over when you turn the key to crank the engine. The most common problem, that causes this condition is a failed starter motor. If your vehicle is suffering a No Crank Condition, this tutorial may be a good starting point: How To Test The Starter Motor (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L).

What kind of engine cranks wont start up?

Engine Cranks but Wont Start Up?: I Have a 2005 Chevy Silverado Engine cranks but wont start up? I have a 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 2 wheel drive 4.3L V6. I recently replaced the fuel pump because the truck would not start.

What should I do if my 2010 Silverado wont start?

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What causes a GMC Yukon to not start?

“Water may be found on the rear floor of the vehicle and/or the rear carpet may be wet. This condition may SOMETIMES lead to a possible NO START due to remote control door lock receiver (RCDLR) connector corrosion. Corrosion may be found in the RCDLR module & connector on circuits 1140 & 5060 (battery positive and low speed).

How to reset PassLock system for 2010 Chevy Silverado?

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What does it mean when your GMC wont start?

To summerize – “intermittent no crank/start, a weak/dead battery or battery drain. The conditions could occur with OR without the following DTC’s – U0140, U0151, U0164, U0168, U0214, UO155, U0184, U0194, U0198, B1019, U0170, OR C0561 in low speed modules” “Water may be found on the rear floor of the vehicle and/or the rear carpet may be wet.

What to do if your C-1500 wont turn over?

I had a similar problem with my C-1500 and it was dirty terminals. Take them apart and cleam them with baking soda and water, there is a sleeve in one of them that will come out with some persuasion, clean them well and cover them with dielectric grease and reassemble. see if this helps. Make sure you tighten but not over tighten the terminal.

Why does my Chevy Silverado not turn over?

Have a 99 Chevrolet 4×4 Silverado with 5.0 it was hot wired by previous owner. It did crank but replaced the steering wheel column with new wires and now it will turn over but won’t start. The fuel pump is connected directly to the battery.

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Why are the brake lights on my Chevy 1500 not working?

I have a 1994 Chevy 1500. Brake lights are not working. I replaced the bulbs and the brake light switch. All the other Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them.

Can a 92’Chevy Silverado go in reverse?

Vocational, Technical or Tra… I have a 92′ chevy Silverado truck I got a code 24 so I replaced the VSS but it still will not go in reverse. What to do? … read more Vocational, Technical or Tra…

What kind of transmission does a Silverado 1500 have?

When diagnosing a shudder vibration condition on some 2016-2018 Silverado, Sierra; 2016-2020 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon; 2019-2020 Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 models equipped with 5.3L V8 engine (RPO L82, L83, L84) and 6L80 6-speed transmission (RPO MYC), it’s critical to determine the source of the vibration in order to make the proper repairs.

How long has my Silverado Sierra been running?

We have had it for about 9 mos and put about 7k on it. Last week it started randomly stalling/dying, most times starting right back up. Then it died on my son and wouldn’t start. NO engines popping up. When I got to it I tried to go through the basics of troubleshooting- Turned on key to listen for fuel pump, pump came on.

Is the security light on on my 1999 Chevy Silverado?

I have a Chevy Silverado 1999 turns over but no fuel and no spark changed fuel pump cam sensor Crankshaft sensor still nothing some one told me I need to have my key reprogrammed. Is the security light on? Yes. Then that is your issue.

Why does my car not start when I turn the key?

This condition is usually due a failed fuel pump, a failed ignition coil, a failed ignition control module, a failed crank sensor, etc… that lets the engine crank (turn over) but does not let it start. A No Crank Condition means that the engine is not turning over when you turn the key to crank the engine.

A No Crank Condition means that the engine is not turning over when you turn the key to crank the engine. The most common problem, that causes this condition is a failed starter motor. If your vehicle is suffering a No Crank Condition, this tutorial may be a good starting point: How To Test The Starter Motor (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L).

I have a Chevy Silverado 1999 turns over but no fuel and no spark changed fuel pump cam sensor Crankshaft sensor still nothing some one told me I need to have my key reprogrammed. Is the security light on? Yes. Then that is your issue.

1 Turn OFF the ignition. 2 Disconnect the PCM harness connector. 3 Connect a DMM between the starter enable relay control circuit of the PCM harness and a good ground. 4 Turn the ignition to the START position.

1 Turn OFF the ignition. 2 Disconnect the power train control module (PCM) harness connector. 3 Connect a test lamp between the Crank Voltage circuit of the PCM harness and a good ground. 4 With the transmission in park, or clutch pedal pressed, turn the ignition switch to the START position.

Can a bad ignition switch keep a Chevy Silverado from starting?

A bad ignition switch can cause your Silverado not to start at all. And, it can keep your Silverado from starting in a couple of different ways. The first is when the starter cranks, but the bad ignition switch doesn’t turn on the fuel pump or ignition.

What did I do with my Silverado today?

Today I returned from our trip and decided to start the Silverado and let it warm up and take it for a ride, I took it to the bank, shut it off, did my banking and started it right up and went to the post office, again left the post office and it started right up.

What causes a Chevy Silverado to not start?

There are really two main ways that a vehicle will not start. The first and most common is when it won’t turn over. This just means that the engine doesn’t move when you turn the key. The second way that your Silverado won’t start is when the engine turns when you engage the starter, but it won’t fire and run on its own.

When I turned the key to start the dome light did not flicker or dim in any way. Also, when the key was on, the battery voltage read about 12. When I turned the key to start, the gauge dropped down to 0 and stayed there until I released the key back to ON. Also, I keep the headlights on automatic with the selector switch.

Why does my Chevy Silverado think it is in Park?

Is there any switch, relay or sensor that could cause the truck to “think” it is not in park, or the engine is already running, or whatever else might keep it from engaging the starter motor. When it decides to act right, all is will.

What kind of GM Truck won’t start?

From buying research to owner support, join 1.5 MILLION GM Truck Enthusiasts every month who use GM-Trucks.com as a daily part of their ownership experience. Won’t start ? Location:Michigan. Drives:2019 Silverado RST Crew Cab. I have the same issue, started yesterday on my 2020 Denali 1500 with the 6.2.

Why does my GM 4.3L engine not start?

No Start Condition Basics There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start, it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

Why does my Vortec 4300 4.3 not start?

Your crank sensor is fine. You would have no spark at all if there was a problem with it. Cam sensor is for injector timing and WILL not cause a no start issue. You may have got the distributor in the wrong spot when you re installed it. A very common problem when doing an intake gasket. The timing light is telling me that the timing is dead on.

How much does a 2008 Chevy Silverado cost?

The EPA-estimated gas mileage for the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is 15 mpg for city travel and 20 mpg on the highway. How much is a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 worth? The average CARFAX History Based Value of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is $13,378.

When did the Chevy Silverado 1500 LTZ come out?

1st owner purchased on 11/23/07 and owned in MN until 05/03/08 • 2nd owner purchased on 05/03/08 and owned in MN until 07/21/11 • 3rd owner purchased on 11/18/11 and owned in MN until .

How many miles does a 2008 Silverado have?

I have a 2008 Silverado WT, it has 110,000 miles on it, never had a problem with the truck. 3 months ago I replaced the original battery, I purchased it from Midas and had them install it. Christmas day I left town for an 8 day trip and took my Sierra leaving my Silverado sitting in the driveway in sub degree temps.

Today I returned from our trip and decided to start the Silverado and let it warm up and take it for a ride, I took it to the bank, shut it off, did my banking and started it right up and went to the post office, again left the post office and it started right up.

Why does my abs not work on my Silverado?

Here is how to fix spongy brake pedal feel on a 1988 to 1998 Chevrolet Silverado truck. If your truck has an antilock brake module in it, and that ABS module has air bubbles in it, you will have spongy squishy brake pedal feel even if your ABS system isn’t working. In my case, the brakes were so bad that the brake warning light came on.

Why does my car not start when I start it?

There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start…it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

Why does my Chev Silverado have no sound?

No sound from speakers, but the radio is showing volume and station. Pop the hood and find the fuse that says “radio.” Pull it and flip it around the other direction and put it back in. There is also one that says “radio amp.”

Try turning your key to the run position a few times (with out starting). Then try to start it. If it starts, sounds like what mine did. I replaced the fuel pump assembly and that fixed the problems. Very common problem.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have no spark?

Common causes for no spark are a weak battery, indicated by a slow-turning starter, a faulty ignition coil or a wet ignition system. Less common problems are faulty sparkplugs, broken or disconnected coil wires or broken wires in the ignition system.

What are the common problems with Chevy Silverado trucks?

Among them the RF hub and bearing is failing and the wheel is about to fall off, the rear brakes at shot, the front inner tie rod ends are loose, it’s low on coolant, the front differential seals leak gear fluid and the LF exhaust manifold is leaking and bolts are broken off in the head (not shown).

What’s the problem with my Chevy Silverado clutch?

I’m experiencing similar issues with a 2011 Chevy Silverado AC clutch is cycling the green with white Tracer wire coming from the PCM is ground while the compressor is on but 14 volts on the compressor is off

Why is my shift gauge not working on my Chevy Silverado?

Gauges that are not working could mean a faulty ignition switch. This has been an issue on this truck series. A bad ignition means that there may not be full voltage available to activate the shift solenoids. Replacing the switch will cure the problem. Figure 1. Look for blown fuses or damaged wiring.

Why is my a / C not working on my Chevy Silverado?

Subject: Air Conditioning (A/C) Blows Warm Air Intermittently. This condition may be caused by the A/C compressor clutch cycling out early when the low pressure side reaches approximately 380 kPa (55 psi). The fix is to bring the vehicle to the dealer to have the latest software installed into the vehicle.

What should the low and high wire be on a Chevy Silverado?

The low side should be above 28 to activate the low pressure switch and under 350 on the high side. Check the wire terminal 85 on the relay to make sure the wire is not broken.

I have a 96 Silverado 1500, and it did the exact same thing. It would fire with starting fluid after a line, filter, relay and pump replacement. It turned out the pump I put in was for a 96 C1500, which has a throttle body system and the pump only produced 20-30psi.

What should I do about my 1994 Chevy Silverado?

My 94 Chevy Silverado was also sputtering, backfiring, missing etc… I changed the fuel filter to no avail, tried several things to get it to run smooth but nothing helped’ until a friend of mine who used to have his own shop told me about a memo he had received years ago dealing with this identical problem. here’s what worked for me!

What’s the fuel pressure on a 1996 Chevy c1500?

I stuck a fuel pressure gauge on the fuel rail port and was reading about 50 psi. Unfortunately, as high as that sounds, the injectors won’t even open until you are at about 60 psi.

Why does my Vortec engine not start at all?

11 people found this helpful. check your fuel pressure. The vortec engines are known to have the fuel pressure regulator fail and leak into the intake. At the worst of it the vehicle cant start at all, it will flood a couple cylinders and not feed fuel to the rest. This can be checked for by checking fuel pressure and leakdown rate.

Can a 1997 Chevy c1500 5.7L start?

1997 Chevy C1500, 2WD, 5.7L won’t start – cranks fine. No codes – good fuel pressure ( 60+ psi – new pump), good spark, 1997 Chevy C1500, 2WD, 5.7L wont start – cranks fine. No… It will not start. I changed the fuel filter and fuel pump It will not start.

145 people found this helpful. Have a 99 Chevrolet 4×4 Silverado with 5.0 it was hot wired by previous owner. It did crank but replaced the steering wheel column with new wires and now it will turn over but won’t start. The fuel pump is connected directly to the battery.

What’s the best time to start a Chevy Silverado?

MY SILVERADO PICKUP STARTS GREAT WHEN COLD BUT WILL NOT START WITH OUT CRANKING FOR PROBABLY AROUND 6 SECONDS. SOMETIMES MORE AND SOMETIMES LESS. IT WILL START BACK UP EASILY RIGHT AFTER YOU SHUT IT OFF BUT ABOUT 5 MINUTES LATER IT WILL NOT START VERY WELL.

Which is the most fuel efficient Chevy Silverado?

A truck with a choice of engines: including an available 6.2L V8 that delivers best-in-class† V8 power and towing, and an available Duramax ® 3.0L Turbo-Diesel makes Silverado America’s most fuel efficient pickup, with 23 MPG city and 33 highway.†

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 (L84) EQUIPPED WITH DYNAMIC FUEL MANAGEMENT 1 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque 2 8-speed automatic transmission (10-speed automatic transmission included on LT Trail Boss and High Country 4×4) 3 Auto stop/start technology 4 Standard on LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country; available on LT and RST

Is the 2021 Silverado on the no start list?

Recently, the 2021 Silverado and Sierra, both light duty and heavy duty variations, were added to the list. If you didn’t see our article on the original TSB, check it out here. Technical Service Bulletin: #20-NA-218 covers a condition where owners of affected vehicle models may experience a no-start or unusually long crank condition during start.

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What to do if your car won’t start?

It’s not that they don’t believe you but they cannot duplicate the concern. Watching it not start isn’t any help diagnosing the issue. True, but if you have a video with indisputable proof that the error is occurring, it will at least leverage them to take you more seriously and give more time to do tests needed to try and replicate it.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have no lights?

Sorry, it’s a Silverado. No lights, and the diagnostic tool shows nothing. OK. Most likely not the fuel pump. If a new one made no change, then highly unlikely. Have you checked for spark at the plugs? No…I replaced the fuel filter. My buddy said to spray gas in the throttle body to see if it would start, it doesn’t.

What happens is the passlock sensor creates a certain voltage reading under 5 volts & the PCM has to learn that voltage or it will start & stall until it does. The passlock sensor voltage reading has changed & you can relearn it to the PCM & you can start the truck again.

Why is my 4WD not working on my Chevy Silverado?

When shifted out of 4wd, the switch opens up and no voltage goes to the actuator. I would check voltage at the connector for the front actuator (at the front differential – it looks like a large bullet that threads into the front diff.) If it has 12 volts, the actuator is the problem.

Why does my 1998 Chevy Silverado not start?

Battery is good. It has good compression, fuel, and fire to the engine. Checked all these last night. still wouldn’t start. Starter is good and fuel pump does engage. Did a tune up on it last year. New spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor button. Changed the fuel filter last week. I am completely stumped on what to try next.

How to replace starter on 1999-2006 Chevy Silverado?

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What’s the difference between starting and failure to start?

This implies that the difference between starting and failure to start is not understood. When inserting the key, the engine may crank, the engine may sound like it is ‘trying’ to start, clicking may be heard, or nothing may happen at all.

What does it mean when your car won’t start?

An intermittent no-start condition references any time where starting is possible sometimes, and other times the engine will not start. This implies that the difference between starting and failure to start is not understood.

Is it good to turn key and no start / crank?

Automotive Forums .com Car Chat > Chevrolet > Avalanche | C&K | Silverado | Suburban | Tahoe > Silverado > Turn key and no start/crank…bat is good! Turn key and no start/crank…bat is good! Hi guys, Thanks in advance for any help, I have a 01 2500HD Crew cab with the 6.0. Tonight I stopped at the gas station to grab some milk.

What’s the battery gauge on my Chevy Silverado?

Yesterday it had not flickered at all when turning the key to start. But, yesterday the battery gauge went to 0 when trying to start. Today it went down just a bit while cranking, went to 0 for a half second, and jumped back up to 14 when it started.

An intermittent no-start condition references any time where starting is possible sometimes, and other times the engine will not start. This implies that the difference between starting and failure to start is not understood.

This implies that the difference between starting and failure to start is not understood. When inserting the key, the engine may crank, the engine may sound like it is ‘trying’ to start, clicking may be heard, or nothing may happen at all.

What does a check valve do on a fuel pump?

The fuel pump has a check valve built into it that is supposed to keep pressure to the injection system when you shut down and vehicle sits. If the pressure drops then the pump has to prime the system to bring the pressure high enough to start and run the engine.

Why does my fuel pump not start when primed?

Q: Trouble starting unless I prime the fuel pump, turn off key and then prime again and start it. Trouble starting engine, I have to switch to “on” wait a few seconds, then back to “on” then finally turn the key to start engine. If I try to start normally, it would hold the idle and dies after a couple seconds or doesn’t crank over at all.

When is the fuel pump relay turned on?

The fuel pump relay is an important component of the fuel system of your vehicle. The fuel pump relay gives the fuel pump power when it is time to build up fuel pressure in the rail. Whenever you turn on the ignition of your vehicle, the fuel pump relay is turned on. There are different reasons due to which the fuel pump relay fails.

The fuel pump has a check valve built into it that is supposed to keep pressure to the injection system when you shut down and vehicle sits. If the pressure drops then the pump has to prime the system to bring the pressure high enough to start and run the engine.

How does the fuel pump know when to shut off?

Some vehicles can vary the voltage to the fuel pump to control fuel pressure. In the case of an accident, there are many crash sensors on modern cars that the PCM will monitor. When an accident has been registered, the PCM has the option to cut power to the fuel pump by turning off the fuel pump relay. Was this answer helpful?

How does a GMC Sierra 1500 fuel pump work?

The older model has steel lines coming off of the top of the pump to the frame rail and then connects to the frame steel lines with short hoses, you’ll need line wrenches and the ability to curse. The newer style has plastic tubes from the plastic pump casing and uses those quick connect fuel fittings and you’ll need the disconnect tool.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have intermittent starting problems?

It started with intermittent “NO start” problems along with a host of other electrical problems around 16,000 miles. Once I thought I fixed the problem while beating on the steering column, however it turned out to just be a coincidence, as I had also rolled the truck down hill into the sunlight (heating from sun increased cab temperature).

What are the problems with a 1992 Chevy ck1500?

The section for 1992 Chevrolet CK1500 trucks is informative as to what & where the problem areas are, but not the actual fix, ( unless you know someone that works at a dealership). At least it’s something to go by . Meanwhile, I sure do miss my truck ! 2 people found this helpful. Technical Service Bulletins : tsb.govwebscom

This condition is usually due a failed fuel pump, a failed ignition coil, a failed ignition control module, a failed crank sensor, etc… that lets the engine crank (turn over) but does not let it start. A No Crank Condition means that the engine is not turning over when you turn the key to crank the engine.

Why does my GM Truck start and die?

Starts and runs fine and then all of the sudden. Yesterday morning it starts and dies after about 1 second, started it again and same results. It does this several times. After about 30 mins of trying and talking to it a while it started and ran fine. Drove over to the garage turned it off and restarted several times and it was fine.

Why does my GMC engine start but not run?

Repair guides and support for cars, trucks, and SUVs manufactured by GMC. Answered! View the answer I have this problem too Is this a good question? An engine will start but not run when the fuel runs out .

What kind of truck starts and then dies?

99 Z-71 with a 350 5.7. Starts and runs fine and then all of the sudden. Yesterday morning it starts and dies after about 1 second, started it again and same results. It does this several times. After about 30 mins of trying and talking to it a while it started and ran fine.

Why does my Truck start and run then dies?

59 people found this helpful. Something grounded out and prob shorted a inline fuse so when you turn the key to run you hear your fuel pump Prime the line but when you crank the motor starts then dies. It has to do with your gin. Or ecu. Pcm not telling the pump to fun.

Repair guides and support for cars, trucks, and SUVs manufactured by GMC. Answered! View the answer I have this problem too Is this a good question? An engine will start but not run when the fuel runs out .

Why does my car not start when I Turn on the ignition?

The easiest issue with starting your vehicle to diagnose is often a dead battery. When you turn the key in the ignition, listen to the sound the motor makes as it attempts to start. If it doesn’t make any sound at all, it may simply be a dead battery.

What to do if you can’t jump start your car?

If jump starting the car didn’t work, there may be an issue with the starter or solenoid. Start by testing the starter solenoid using a test light. Touch the test light to the bottom terminal on the solenoid and ground the negative cable on the body of the vehicle. Have a friend attempt to start the vehicle to see if the solenoid engages.

What should I do if my car won’t start?

Ask an assistant to turn the ignition key to the On position, but don’t start the engine. As your assistant turns the key, listen closely through the filler neck of the fuel tank. You should hear the whirring sound of the fuel pump motor being energized for two or three seconds.

The most common causes are in the ignition (for example, a bad ignition coil) or fuel system (for example, a clogged fuel filter). However, the source may also be a mechanical fault (for example, a leaking valve), or faulty components in other systems.

What to look for when your engine won’t start?

Check for a blown fuse that may be preventing a circuit from working properly, like the fuel injection or computer system. To operate efficiently, an internal combustion gasoline engine needs a good spark, the right amount of fuel, and good compression (a healthy mechanical condition).

Why does my Car start after I fill up the gas tank?

When I fill the gas tank up, the car has trouble starting. It happened several times already. I would then try for a while until I start it up again. After that, the car would run fine until I fill the gas tank up the following time. I went to a shop for this but they couldn’t fix it. Do you have any idea why this happens? Thank you.

What are the symptoms of a bad starter relay?

Listed below are a few of the symptoms of a damaged or worn out starter relay. If you notice these warning signs, make sure you contact a local ASE certified mechanic to completely inspect your vehicle as these symptoms might indicate problems with other components. 1. Vehicle does not start

It might be the computer, but it might be a sensor or a $10 relay. You won’t get diagnostics through the internet. I have a 1998 Chevy 2500 w/ a 5.7 that wouldn’t start even though the truck had good spark, fuel in the tank, and I could hear the pump spin up and pressurize when I turned the key.

I stuck a fuel pressure gauge on the fuel rail port and was reading about 50 psi. Unfortunately, as high as that sounds, the injectors won’t even open until you are at about 60 psi.

Why is my GMC Sierra 1500 stalling out?

No change. Next, read somewhere that bad ground wire on Thermostat housing can cause ECM issues. Checked it, cleaned it off, verfied that contact wanhers are all steel and attract a magnet, reinstall the ground wire.

What’s the difference between no start and no crank?

It’s important to know that a no crank and a no start condition are not the same thing since this article only concentrates on testing a no start condition. In layman’s terms, a No Start Condition means that your vehicle’s starter motor is cranking the engine but the engine is not starting.

Why is my car engine taking so long to start?

If the engine takes more than 4 seconds to start there is a problem in the way of a leak, low pressure or reference to the computer problems.

How much does a Chevy Silverado engine hesitate?

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine hesitates during acceleration Inspection costs $85 on average. Real customer reviews from Chevrolet owners like you. Great experience. Oscar was very detail oriented with the service. Very Friendly and Knowledgable. David did a great job.

Why does my GMC Sierra suddenly stop running?

Truck suddenly stops running, acting like it’s out of fuel. There is fuel in the gas tank and, I can hear the fuel pump when I turn the ignition on. Is there a fuse, or relay that is maybe causing this to happen?

What should clearance be between gears on Chevy starter?

A rule of thumb is that there should be .030-inch of clearance between the gears when the starter is engaged. In a pinch, a paper clip makes a great gauge for this adjustment.

How does a high torque Chevy starter work?

The high torque starter utilizes a different case. As it pertains to the connection of the solenoid to the actual starter motor, although all solenoids are the same length, there was a copper spacer and longer screw used to make the connection in high-torque units.

Is the transmission in 1st or reverse on a Silverado?

Transmission only is in 1st and reverse. gears silverado Q: Transmission only is in 1st and reverse. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 transmission when in drive stuck in 1st gear and will go in reverse. Changed the VSS, TPS, TCC PVM. No change. Reverse and first only. Won’t shift out of first when in drive. Red lines in first when in drive.

How to get a Chevy GMC starter replacement?

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Can a Chevy Silverado go from 1st to 4th shift?

Transmission is in Limp Home Mode or has no electrical power. Also, PCM has lots of error codes. No 1st or 4th, shift 2nd to 3rd by itself when put in D or OD and locks converter: Goes into gear but sluggish like brakes are on, can manually shift to 2nd to get moving, then put in OD and truck shift 3rd as well as 4th are OK.

Why is the transmission not shifting on my Chevy Silverado?

Take a couple of easy steps to see why your truck is not shifting. No need to panic yet. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT800 (1999-2006). Your transmission is just supposed to shift and leave you alone.

How can I tell if my Silverado is intermittent?

If you see battery voltage on both terminals, test the starter motor for intermittent operation. If you don’t see battery voltage on the purple wire A terminal on the starter, use a scan tool or DVOM and wiring diagram and check for IGN switch contact closure at the IGN terminal on the BCM.

No Start Condition Basics There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start, it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

Why does my Chevy Silverado turn over but not start?

Before suspecting electrical or mechanical failures, however, ensure that the parking lever is in park and that electrical connections are clean and secure. If the engine turns over but will not start, this usually means that either the engine is not producing a spark at the sparkplugs or fuel is not being delivered to the engine.

What to do if your Chevy Express won’t start?

It sounds like it’s trying to start but won’t. The key only comes out in vans that are equipped with the V.A.S.T system. Weirdly banging on the dash sometimes works too. If it does not try to start for a second and then die, replace the cap and rotor. This video is about an issue involving the disabling of the fuel pump for security. Loading…

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.

What kind of refrigerant does a 2000 Chevy Silverado use?

Note: a U.S. built 2000 model year truck uses R134a refrigerant, not Freon (R12). OK, you’re on the right track. If the system is fully charged (pressure correct), but the A/C compressor clutch does not engage, the fault is electrical.

Do you need a PCM for a Chevy Silverado?

If you don’t get clutch engagement from doing this then you may need a PCM. The PCM supplies the ground for the relay terminal 85 as I mentions above. If you can start the truck and turn on the A/C while you jump out the relay again (terminals 87 and 30) to activate the A/C compressor.

In order to diagnose a Silverdao intermittent no crank condition, you must understand how the starting system works. When you turn the key, the IGN switch acts as a signaling device. It receives a 5-volt reference signal from the body control module (BCM).

Battery voltage also runs through the 175 amp fuse to the starter relay terminal #30 in the underhood fuse box. Terminal #30 is the input power to one relay contact. When the ECM wants to initiate Silverado starter crank operation, it supplies power to the starter relay control coil in the underhood fuse box on terminal #86.

Key Specs. of the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 base trim shown. Body Type: Truck See similar vehicles. Combined MPG: 16-20 Combined MPG. Engine: 200-hp, 4.3-liter V-6 (regular gas) Drivetrain: 4×2. Towing Capacity: 8,700 lbs.

Why does my check engine light not come on?

The dome light did NOT come on when the door was open. I turned it on with the switch. The check engine light went off immediately after I turned the key to start. Yesterday it stayed on. When starting, the dome light flickered (I had turned it on manually today) , as it should.

11 people found this helpful. check your fuel pressure. The vortec engines are known to have the fuel pressure regulator fail and leak into the intake. At the worst of it the vehicle cant start at all, it will flood a couple cylinders and not feed fuel to the rest. This can be checked for by checking fuel pressure and leakdown rate.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Silverado have?

The initial run of the Chevy 5.3-liter V8 comes in the third generation of Chevy’s small-block V8 engine. For marketing purposes, this engine is known as the Vortec 5300. As we mentioned before, it first became available in 1999. You’ll find this engine in the Chevy Silverado and Avalanche as well as the GMC Sierra.

When did the Chevy 5.3 liter V8 come out?

The initial run of the Chevy 5.3-liter V8 comes in the third generation of Chevy’s small-block V8 engine. For marketing purposes, this engine is known as the Vortec 5300. As we mentioned before, it first became available in 1999.

Why does my Silverado turn off the fuel pump?

So, my suspicions about the fuel pump were wrong! The found a stored P1626 code, which means there was a communication problem between the Theft Deterrent Module and the PCM. When it doesn’t receive the right password, it disables the fuel pump.

What kind of engine does a 1999 Silverado have?

Problem vehicle, 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L V8 2WD with 351,000mi. I’ve read numerous threads on the rough idle cold start and the engine having some sort of intake leak and I don’t believe I have this problem, but I could be wrong.

Why is my Silverado 5.3L V8 intermittent?

One other intermittent problem I’ve had since the day the fuel pump went out is it acts the fuel pump is loosing it’s prime, meaning when I go to start the engine I have to spin it over for a few seconds before it will fire up and even then it will sputter a bit and catch up.

Why does my Chevy truck not start when parked?

Three or four years ago the truck had the Reduced Engine Power warning problem. I was going to fix it “tomorrow”, but didn’t find the time, so I parked the vehicle and started the engine every two weeks and let it idle for about 20 minutes.

What to do if your truck is not starting?

The simplest way to diagnose that problem is to clean the battery terminals and the large starter terminal ( MAKE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE BATTERY + TERMINAL BEFORE DISCONNECTING THE STARTER CABLE OR YOU COULD GET A SEVERE BURN ).

What causes a GMC truck to turn over but not start?

If the engine starts up normally after doing that, it means that fuel pressure is bleeding off and the fuel pump needs to prime the lines before it can start. It can bleed off from one of two places. 1. Fuel pressure regulator has an internal leak, and fuel is bleeding off back to the tank though the return line. 2.

Are there any problems with the 5.3 liter Chevy engine?

The 5.3 engine not only can succumb to engine sludge, but to faulty sensors. While this is a very common problem with this type of engine, it can be frustrating nonetheless. There are some quality oil sensors that will increase the performance.

Why does my 5.3L V8 wont start?

5.3L WAS RUNNING FINE WENT OUT TO CRANK STARTED MISSING AND DIED PO300 CODE I CHECKED FUEL PRESSUER ITS AT 60 PSI INJECTORS ARE PULSING NO OTHER CODES COULD IT BE CAM SENSOR? Start simple first, I think HF has a inline spark checker you could use to verify the coil packs are working fine I doubt that the o2 sensor would cause this.

What causes a Chevy Silverado to start without turning the engine?

A fuel delivery problem is usually caused by a clogged fuel filter, no fuel in the tank or a faulty fuel pump. A starter that spins without turning the engine is caused by the starter gear failing to engage the engine’s flywheel.

How does the PassLock system on a 2000 Chevy Silverado work?

by David Clair. The 2000 Chevrolet Silverado is equipped with the General Motors Passlock theft-deterrent security system. The system disables fuel to the ignition if a valid key is not used when attempting to start the engine. If the Passlock system is activated, the Silverado will not be able to be started until the system is reset.

Common causes for no spark are a weak battery, indicated by a slow-turning starter, a faulty ignition coil or a wet ignition system. Less common problems are faulty sparkplugs, broken or disconnected coil wires or broken wires in the ignition system.

What to do if your Chevy Malibu won’t start?

Don’t over look the ignition switch.Engine cranks, no spark, no injection pulse, no fuel pressure and no theft light. Intermittent no start how do I check it.How to fix the theft passlock system in 2004 Chevy Malibu / Classic when the car won’t start. Loading…

What does it mean when your Chevy won’t start?

My Chevy won’t start sometimes. Only happen now and then. Everything comes on when you turn the key but when you click the key over to start the engine nothing happens. There doesn’t seem to be any certain time or day or reason for the problem.

Don’t over look the ignition switch.Engine cranks, no spark, no injection pulse, no fuel pressure and no theft light. Intermittent no start how do I check it.How to fix the theft passlock system in 2004 Chevy Malibu / Classic when the car won’t start. Loading…

What does a bad Chevy Silverado starter sound like?

A bad starter will often click, but not engage the flywheel/flexplate. It can also make a grinding sound. If you hear a high pitched whirring sound, it may indicate that your Silverado’s starter is bad, or it could mean that the starter is turning, but not making contact with the flywheel.

Why does my Chevy C / K 1500 not start?

FYI – If the pass lock isn’t working properly, the computer will not keep the fuel pump on when the key is turned to start and released. 72 people found this helpful. Note: If the battery dies or is disconnected, or the computer is disconnected, this procedure may have to be repeated.

Why does my starter turn without turning the engine?

Starter Turns Without Turning the Engine. A starter that spins without turning the engine is caused by the starter gear failing to engage the engine’s flywheel. This usually indicates that the starter pinion is sticking and not allowing its gear to move into position with the flywheel.

Why does my Vortec 5300 5.3L wont start?

If it’s a cam sensor (or any other sensor for that matter) it should show a code for the affected sensor. I’d make sure it’s getting spark. I can spray gas into the throttle body with a spray bottle and it cranks and runs good till I quit spraying fuel in it then will just die out everything is factory it was running fine and just died

There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start…it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

Is the Chevy 5.3 liter engine without problems?

In fact, it is not a rare occurrence for a 5.3 Chevy to go above and beyond 200,000 miles. However, no engine or car is entirely without flaws. If you are in the market for a Chevy 5.3 vehicle, there are some things to look out for.

If it’s a cam sensor (or any other sensor for that matter) it should show a code for the affected sensor. I’d make sure it’s getting spark. I can spray gas into the throttle body with a spray bottle and it cranks and runs good till I quit spraying fuel in it then will just die out everything is factory it was running fine and just died

Three or four years ago the truck had the Reduced Engine Power warning problem. I was going to fix it “tomorrow”, but didn’t find the time, so I parked the vehicle and started the engine every two weeks and let it idle for about 20 minutes.

How to diagnose a no start no click on GM vehicle. If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that.

Why does my Ford F150 not start up?

STARTING PROBLEM I have a 2000 ford f150 5.4L the truck cranks but will not start some times. if i spray starter fliud into the booster in will start up. but other times the truck will start then just idle off. There is good fuel psi, just changed the fuel pump relay. the problem stop for a while then started again.

How to fix a 1998 Dodge Ram that wont start?

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Why does my Dodge 3.9L engine not start?

1.) Ignition System The ignition system, on your Dodge 3.9L, 5.2L, or 5.9L is a distributor type system and is the one responsible for creating and delivering spark. Without spark, the engine will crank but not start. The crank sensor, which is located on the transmission bell housing.

Why does my car have a hard time starting?

As you know, a liquid cannot flow quickly if it is condensed. In that case, the engine has to push around a lot to spin and start because not much oil can get into the fuel line and the engine. You will need to change the oil filter regularly too if you do not want your car has a hard time starting.

Why does the starter on my Ram 1500 not work?

If your RAM 1500 starter does not work at all or only works very slowly when starting, an empty car battery could be to blame. For example, low temperatures have a significant impact on loading capacity. But there are other causes for a lack of ignition current.

Why does my car engine not want to start?

If the engine still doesn’t seem like it wants to start, probably fuel is getting into the cylinders and your problems lies somewhere else. However, if the engine runs momentarily and dies, then the problem is that fuel is not getting to the cylinders. Check for a clogged fuel filter, or a bad fuel pressure regulator.

If the engine still doesn’t seem like it wants to start, probably fuel is getting into the cylinders and your problems lies somewhere else. However, if the engine runs momentarily and dies, then the problem is that fuel is not getting to the cylinders. Check for a clogged fuel filter, or a bad fuel pressure regulator.

Why is my Chevy Vortec 4300 V6 leaking fuel?

In the L35 and LF6 engines, the spider injectors are known to leak at the pressure regulator and at the supply and return lines due to a design fault. Outside of leaking fuel onto the exterior of the engine itself, it can cause excess fuel to get sucked into the engine.

How can I jump start my GMC Truck?

The trick is to feed in a can or two and the compressor should kick on and stay running by itself… for longer than 10 seconds or so. On/Off/On/Off cycling indicates a low charge. The switch itself may be bad, so when you “jump start” it, check to see if you’re getting cold air.

What should I know before jumping the starter solenoid?

This is the most important thing to check before thinking about jumping the starter solenoid. You need to make sure that your car battery can supply enough current to start the solenoid and turn your engine. Even if your vehicle has a bad starter solenoid, you need a good and strong battery to start the engine.

The trick is to feed in a can or two and the compressor should kick on and stay running by itself… for longer than 10 seconds or so. On/Off/On/Off cycling indicates a low charge. The switch itself may be bad, so when you “jump start” it, check to see if you’re getting cold air.

Why is my gas golf cart not starting?

In a gas golf cart, the larger contacts could fail to release, which means the starter will be operating even if you turn the ignition switch to off. In addition, the spring that pulls the pinion back to its resting position could wear down leaving the starter engaged continuously.

Why is the starter on my Silverado not working?

My 2000 Silverado has on occasion when turning key to start, the starter does not engage nor do you hear the solenoid click but the battery is good. I did have to replace the exciter ring that surrounds the ignititon switch which did show up with security warning.

What to do when your GMC Sierra won’t start?

If the Sierra does not start after replacing or charging the battery, move to the next step. Turn the headlights on and then turn the ignition key to the “On” position. If the headlights dim, the ignition switch sends electricity to the starter motor and solenoid. If the headlights do not dim, the ignition switch is defective. Locate the starter.

Why does my starter click when I turn the key?

It sounds like power is getting to the starter because I can hear a loud click when I turn the key. I’ve researched the topic thoroughly on this site but no one has seemed to have the same problem. In all the other cases there is click coming from the starter. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks

What kind of car cranks but won’t start?

In this video we encounter a condition where a 2002 Chevy Silverado ( Similar to GMC Sierra ) pickup has a symptom of the engine cranks over but won’t start…. AboutPressCopyrightContact usCreatorsAdvertiseDevelopersTermsPrivacyPolicy & SafetyHow YouTube worksTest new features

Can a bad crankshaft sensor cause the engine to stall?

If the crankshaft position sensor or its wiring have any issues, it can cause the crankshaft signal to be cut off while the engine is running, which can cause the engine to stall. This is usually a symptom of a wiring problem, however a bad crankshaft position sensor can also produce this symptom.

Why does my GMC Yukon engine start and then shut off?

Pressed it down and good pressure of fuel came out. I know it’s firing because it ran when I sprinkled fuel down the intake. On it’s own, it will start for a sec and then shut off. Something won’t allow the injectors to continue to pulse for some reason.

What happens when a GM Truck starts then dies?

It starts then dies immediately. Parts replaced so far: fuel pump, fuel filter, spider injectors, fuel regulator, oil pressure switch, ignition switch, ignition module, passlock, fuel pump relay, spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor and ignition coil. Crank sensor is getting power and 50 psi with key in the on position (not running).

Why does my car not start when I crank the engine?

If the engine doesn’t crank, or makes an unusual noise when cranking, you may have a starting system problem. The car’s security system may have made an error that disabled the fuel or ignition system, or the chip in the key may have failed.

If the crankshaft position sensor or its wiring have any issues, it can cause the crankshaft signal to be cut off while the engine is running, which can cause the engine to stall. This is usually a symptom of a wiring problem, however a bad crankshaft position sensor can also produce this symptom.

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