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Is there a problem with my Chevy Silverado?

I’m not sure if you found the problem or not but I have an 07 Silverado that had the same problem. Driver control for Windows stopped working and a buddy of mine found a yellow wire going from the boot in the door to the fuse box that was broke along with a couple either wires.

How many volts does a Chevy Silverado have?

Odd that I have 4.5 volts at the plug to the window motor when the switch is activated even with the new switch and 12 volts to the switch and the window lock-out does not stop the other switches from working although the LED illuminates that it is activated. 58 people found this helpful. 2008 Z71 1500 Silverado.

How to troubleshoot a GM 4.8L 5.3L?

You can find this tutorial in Spanish here: Cómo Diagnosticar y Resolver Una Falla en Cilindro (GM 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L) (at: autotecnico-online.com ). The core symptom of a misfire is rough idle. This isn’t the only symptom that your GM van, pickup or SUV might experience… here are some more that you might see:

What kind of Breaker does a Chevy Silverado use?

Checked 25 amp breaker, good. Used ohm meter checked wire from fuse box to rubber boot coming from truck frame. Good. Checked wire Larger (Red/White) just before it entered door panel. Open circuit. In that rubber boot between frame and door, wire was broken.

What’s the problem with my Silverado 4.3 V6?

2007 Silverado 4.3 V6 -39,000 miles…no engine or tranny mods. No exhaust. I do have a K&N air filter that I just cleaned. I don’t think I have that MAF sensor on my intake like the more expensive trucks do. My problem seems to be a lack of power, like it just doesn’t want to go (V6 jokes aside).

What kind of power loss does a Silverado have?

Silverado with a 5.3 v8 and I have had a terrible power loss problem. From a dead stop when I step on the gas its really boggy and wont pick up speed until about 3000 rpm.

What kind of engine does Silverado 4.3 have?

Also having this problem. 2007 Silverado 4.3 V6 -39,000 miles…no engine or tranny mods. No exhaust. I do have a K&N air filter that I just cleaned.

Do you need extra horsepower for a Chevy Silverado?

And even if your Chevy has been well maintained or has super low miles, a little extra horsepower never hurt anyone. Plus, it’s a lot easier to explain to the boss why you’re adding horsepower to a Chevy Silverado than it would be if you were modifying something else, like a 2-door compact car. You need that extra power.

What are the symptoms of a faulty timing belt?

Ticking noise coming from the engine. The timing belt is attached by way of a series of pulleys to the engine’s crank and cam shaft. The crankshaft powers the engine’s connecting rods which are attached to pistons inside the combustion chamber. The camshaft operates the cylinder head valves and rocker arm assembly, which…

What to do if your timing belt won’t turn over?

When you turn the key, you might hear the starter motor engage, but since the timing belt operates the crank and camshaft, it will not turn over. Obviously, if the car won’t start, a phone call to a mechanic is usually the first step.

What causes a car to fall out of alignment?

This includes the tie rod, wheels and tires, stabilizer bars, struts, and other components that all factor into the vehicle’s alignment. When the tie rod is worn down, it will become loose and will cause the front end of the vehicle to fall out of alignment.

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.

Which is the best pickup truck Chevy or GMC?

Looking at pickup truck sales numbers, the Ford F-150 may still wear the sales crown but with the combination of Chevy and GMC sales, then GM has sold “more pickup trucks than any other manufacturer for five consecutive years,” according to Piszar.

What’s the name of the new Chevy pickup?

According to sources familiar with the project, the all-new model will be an indirect replacement for the Latin American-market Chevrolet Montana, which in some markets is named Chevy Tornado and Utility. The compact pickup segment was (arguably) initially created by the Chevrolet Montana.

Is there a new Chevy unibody pickup coming out?

General Motors is working on a a new, compact Chevrolet unibody pickup. According to sources familiar with the project, the all-new model will be an indirect replacement for the Latin American-market Chevrolet Montana, which in some markets is named Chevy Tornado and Utility.

Is the Chevy Silverado a good pickup truck?

The 1999 Chevy Silverado is a pickup truck that was built effectively and truly offers the entire package. When observing the 1999 Silverado, one can tell from the very start that it clearly has the ability to carry large amounts of products and have no issues doing it in the process.

Are there any GM pickups that are perfect?

Gm has made many models of pickups throughout the years, with some seemingly perfect and others heavily flawed. There is no question that GM has sent out some of the best trucks in the world over the years, but they have also released some pretty awful ones too.

Which is the worst Chevy truck of all time?

The 2008 Chevy Silverado is widely considered to be one of the worst trucks of the late 2000s and it definitely is not worth investing in at this present time. The Silverado is a prized series of pickups that have given us some truly wonderful trucks, but this one was a complete lemon.

According to sources familiar with the project, the all-new model will be an indirect replacement for the Latin American-market Chevrolet Montana, which in some markets is named Chevy Tornado and Utility. The compact pickup segment was (arguably) initially created by the Chevrolet Montana.

O2 Sensor or some other Sensor , or Fuel Filter…Its been a good long while since I ve changed that. Runs fine other than the Idle Bug.. Tcm inside new/used tranny is junk dealer can’t communicate with it. there for ecm doesnt know its in park or neutral to start all the power drops out because that’s what cars do these days when u hit the key

When did I replace the front door speakers on my Silverado?

I replaced the front door speakers in my 2001 Silverado in December of 2012 with these same AC Delco speakers at $38 each. Recently, the voice coil of one of the new speakers went open.

When did I replace my Silverado crew cab?

Apparent exact replacement of my 2002 Silverado Crew Cab (except date stamp) as I replaced both the fronts and rears. The originals were weak and torn, obviously weathered (accidently leaving windows cracked during raining season), but they lasted a few years.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have no power assist?

Tcm inside new/used tranny is junk dealer can’t communicate with it. there for ecm doesnt know its in park or neutral to start all the power drops out because that’s what cars do these days when u hit the key My 98 k2500 with vortec 7.4l has hydroboost brakes, and at idle and just above idle rpm, it has no power assist in the steering.

How to ask a question about a Chevrolet?

For questions about your Chevrolet vehicle, new vehicles, your myChevrolet account and more: Mail comments, questions or concerns to one of the following Customer Assistance Centers: *The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment.

How to troubleshoot the electrical system in a Chevy?

When interior lights start flickering or just don’t want to work at all, your first step is to check fuses and relays. If that checks out, look for a loose wire connector. Don’t forget to check the ignition switch too. Examine the ground cable from the engine to the firewall, particularly if you’re experiencing more than one electrical problem.

I’m not sure if you found the problem or not but I have an 07 Silverado that had the same problem. Driver control for Windows stopped working and a buddy of mine found a yellow wire going from the boot in the door to the fuse box that was broke along with a couple either wires.

Where do I go to ask a question about a Chevrolet?

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. Send a message to one of our helpful Chevrolet specialists. The following helplines are available to answer your call during the listed hours. For questions about your Chevrolet vehicle, new vehicles, your myChevrolet account and more:

Why does my 1988 Chevy Silverado not start?

I’ve got a 1988 K1500 with the 350 FI. It won’t start, turns over, but won’t start sounds like fuel problem. Fuel pump has been changed, fuel filter, Fuel pump relay, Fuel pump fuse, ignition coil, all have been changed or checked. Any ideas. It is getting power, just seems to not be getting any fuel. The possibilities are endless.

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?

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.

What happens when the 4 wheel drive comes on?

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. If I turn off the truck with the 4-wheel drive engaged, when I turn the truck back on, it is still engaged. I have replaced the switch on the dash.

Why are the windows on my Chevy Silverado not working?

The driver side and right rear window worked fine. Both right side windows would go up but not down. After checking and surching for 8 hour, I finally check diver side master switches, took the switch apart, found it had sand in it from a trip we had made to the beach.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado 4WD?

But like most “upgrades,” these systems also consist of numerous components, which over time will wear out and cause problems. Like any truck, the Chevrolet Silverado has its fair share of known issues in regard to the 4WD system. Keep reading as this article will go over some of the more common ones, along with information on how to fix them.

What kind of 4WD does Chevy Silverado have?

The heart of your off-road enjoyment is the 4WD, which will get you from point A to point B no matter the terrain. So if your Chevy Silverado is showing symptoms of a slipping 4WD system, continue reading for common diagnoses and repairs. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT800 (1999-2006).

Is the Chevy Silverado GMT800 a 4WD truck?

This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT800 (1999-2006). 4WD systems give truck owners unprecedented abilities when it comes to gaining traction, both on and off the road. But like most “upgrades,” these systems also consist of numerous components, which over time will wear out and cause problems.

What are the problems with a 2007 Chevy Silverado?

1 Excessive Oil Consumption 2007 Silverado Average Cost to Fix: $3,500 Average Mileage: 66,000 mi 2 Rear End Clunking 2007 Silverado Average Cost to Fix: $1,900 Average Mileage: 37,000 mi 3 Transmission Failure 2007 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.

How long does a GM Silverado have to sit for EVAP to run?

The vehicle must also have sit overnight or for 8 hours or more without being driven. On some vehicles, the EVAP monitor runs when the vehicle has been cruising on the highway at light throttle at a speed of 45 to 65 mph for at least 10 minutes or more. All of the components in the EVAP control system must also be functioning normally.

What should I do if my Silverado engine dies?

Update as of today: 1) the truck hasn’t started and kept running since last week. It only starts right up, then dies immediately. 2) I got a fuel pressure tester and the pressure is at 53 with key on, and maintains pressure when it starts (then dies).

What does trouble code p0457 mean on GM Silverado?

If it detects no airflow when the EVAP canister purge valve is opened, or it detects a leak that equals or exceeds the amount of air that would pass through a hole 0.040 inches in diameter (0.020 inches for 2000 and up model year vehicles), it logs a trouble code in the P0440 to P0457 range. Click to expand…

2001 Silverado Vehicle update: After running into another owner with the same truck and a year later (model) and the same symptom we both went to the same dealer explaining problem. The dealer felt they had to diagnose the problem because we weren’t both nuts, it must be a real issue to these trucks (daaa).

What to do if your Chevy Silverado is stalling?

Reconnect the battery and run the engine and see if the problem goes away. Of course the check engine light will come on about the alternator being disconnected. It won’t be charging so you cant run it more than 10-15 minutes, but its only a test. If this fails, reconnect everything. Borrow a scan tool from auto zone]

Where was the 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 purchased?

No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. 1st owner purchased on 07/09/03 and owned in NE until 12/21/04 • 2nd owner purchased on 12/21/04 and owned in NE until 10/29/10 • 3rd owner purchased on 12/21/10 and owned in MO until .

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

13 people found this helpful. My 2004 Silverado won’t start when it’s rainy so I sprayed the heck outta the wires and cap with wd40 it started right up ran till it rained 2 weeks later now just starts I can hear the fuel pump running but it dies after about 40 secs dies then will not start till it sits for about ab hour any suggestions

What kind of window does a Silverado LTZ 4 door have?

53 people found this helpful. 2007 Silverado LTZ 4 door, Drivers side windows don”t work but passenger side windows work fine from the master switch even after replacement.

Why are the running lights not working on my Silverado?

The top and bottom two work for stop and turn but do not come on for running lights. If it was a ground the whole lighting assembly should not be working and if it was a bulb socket, then the bulb would not be working for the stop and turn functions. On the left rear is a junktion block with 4 connectors.

Are there any speakers on my 2007 Chevy Silverado?

May have to trade for a Ford. Never owned a vehicle that was not a Chevy but after this 2007 Silverado, I am very disappointed in Chevrolet. Both rear speakers and front right (passenger side speakers–door and at dash level) have no sound.

The top and bottom two work for stop and turn but do not come on for running lights. If it was a ground the whole lighting assembly should not be working and if it was a bulb socket, then the bulb would not be working for the stop and turn functions. On the left rear is a junktion block with 4 connectors.

Why are the speakers on my Silverado Classic not working?

2007 Silverado Classic. Front door speakers stopped working after about four years. I finally replaced the stock deck with a Kenwood and that didn’t resolve the issue. Last fall I ohmed out both front speakers and confirmed they were good. I didn’t check the wiring for continuity back to the deck at the time but now realize I should have.

2001 Silverado Vehicle update: After running into another owner with the same truck and a year later (model) and the same symptom we both went to the same dealer explaining problem. The dealer felt they had to diagnose the problem because we weren’t both nuts, it must be a real issue to these trucks (daaa).

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?

Why does my GM Truck shut down while driving?

At a dead stop. It would crank over, but not start. Ran the battery dead trying to crank it. My dad came to help, charged the battery, and it started right up. It sounds wierd but this is what its doing.

When did Chevy Silverado start stalling at highway speeds?

April 2007, Stalling ocurrred at highway speeds (first time), diagnosis was faulty PRV and repaired. Stalling contiuned intermittently after replacement.

Why did my Chevy Silverado engine shut off without warning?

Warning lights came on for steering assist while driving down the highway. At this time, the air conditioning and radio turned off, but the engine remained running. Dismissing the alert returned the a/c and radio, and the truck continued running.

What kind of engine does a 2003 Silverado have?

Here’s the kicker…..I put the new one in and the truck started right up and we thought it was fixed, my son drove the truck and it ran fine, but when he returned home, it wouldn’t keep running after he would try to start it again, no matter how many times we tried.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado 1500?

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 owners have reported 23 problems related to engine shut off without warning (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Silverado 1500 based on all problems reported for the Silverado 1500.

How long does it take for a Chevy Silverado to shut off?

The truck was dead for approx 3-5 seconds each time with completely shutdown before completely restarting on its own and continuing like nothing happened. See all problems of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . Truck will lose all power, everything will shut off, and then come right back on.

Why did my Silverado engine die after 9 months?

Turns out that the wiring harness to the ECM had fallen down onto the motor, melted the loom, and shorted the ECM out occassionally. It only took 9 months to figure this out, but it did the trick. It was extremely frustrating as it would run like a champ one day, and die the next.

How old is my son’s Silverado truck?

New member here but I have been lurking for the last few days trying to find an answer to my problem. So here it is, with a little history. This is my 17 yr old son’s truck, an ’02 Silverado 1500 with 4.3 engine with 149k on it.

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.

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.

What do I need to Reset my Chevy Silverado computer?

While doing the process of rebooting the computer, you will need the OBD II car code reader. For noting down the code, you may need a pen and a piece of paper. While buying and resetting your Chevy Silverado’s computer, there are chances that so many questions come into your mind.

When did General Motors drop Quadrasteer from Silverado?

General Motors dropped Quadrasteer from the Sierra Denali after the 2004 model year and its entire lineup after 2005 due to poor sales of this expensive option. Launched in early 2003, the Silverado SS is a high-performance pickup truck built by Chevrolet.

When did they change the color of the Chevy Silverado?

In 2005 Arrival Blue Metallic was dropped from the color choices and replaced with Silver Birch Metallic . In 2006, Chevrolet released a special edition Silverado SS under the name “Intimidator SS” (licensed by Dale Earnhardt, Inc.) to honor the late Dale Earnhardt.

Why is my key not turning on my Chevy Silverado?

While there are a variety of reasons your Chevrolet Silverado 1500 key won’t turn, the most common 3 are a binding steering column/lock, an ignition switch issue, or a problem with the ignition key.

How does the PassLock system work on a Chevy Silverado?

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.

Why does my Chevy Silverado 1500 make a clicking sound?

The most common symptom of faulty blend door actuator on Chevy Silverado 1500 is a slight clicking sound repeatedly coming from under the dashboard. The sound will be most prominent for a few seconds when you turn on the air conditioning or adjust the temperature. Sometimes changing the temperature can temporarily stop the sound.

Why is my air conditioning not working on my Chevy Silverado?

There are many reasons why air conditioning may not be working properly on your Chevy Silverado 1500. When looking for the reason, you should always start with the most obvious cause, low refrigerant level in the system. In any case, it is advisable for laypersons to visit a workshop.

How to troubleshoot Chevy Silverado ABS system problems?

Remove the fuse for the ABS system with a fuse puller located in the fuse box cover. Check the fuse to make sure that it is not blown. If it is, you’ll need to replace it with another fuse of the same amperage. Look behind each wheel of the Silverado. On the back of the wheel hub are the wires for the ABS system.

Here are total complaints by model year for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Overall the worst problem category is Chevrolet Silverado 1500 transmission problems.

Which is the worst Chevy Silverado to buy?

Overall the worst problem category is Chevrolet Silverado 1500 transmission problems. Although the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2017 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage.

What kind of noise does a Chevy Silverado make?

This motor has a “Chirp” somewhat like a serpentine belt chirp but it sounds internal. I have … read more chevy silverado: I have a 2000 chevy silverado 5.3 2WD 1500.

What can cause a chirping noise from a siverado 1500?

For about one year, it has had a chirping sound. Serpertine belt and tensioner have been replaced (multiple times) but the chirping noise persists. I … read more what can cause a chirping sound from a siverado 1500. They hace replaced the harmonic balance and idle pulley but it still chirps / squeaks … read more

Chevy: silverado..the car start but wont stay running what could be… have a chevy 99 silverado… have a chevy 99 silverado 5.3 engine and the problem is that the car start but wont stay running what could be wrong? Submitted: 10 years ago.

Why does my 2001 Chevy Silverado not start?

My 2001 Chevy will not start. I replaced the fuel filter and I can hear the fuel pump running. Could it still be the fuel pump? What model Chevrolet is this? Any warning lights on the dash? 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.

Is the Chevy Silverado 1500 4 wheel drive?

That’s not ideal, but since my job requires a full-sized truck it is pretty good compared to the fuel mileage of most models with V-8 engines, especially four wheel drive ones. There is no one magic bullet that will get you better fuel mileage on a Chevy Silverado 1500 or any other brand.

What to do if your Chevy Silverado shuts down while driving?

If it is, you’ll want to start with whatever trouble code you get from an OBD2 scanner. Parts stores can scan it for you if you don’t have access to a scanner. But we don’t recommend driving anywhere until your Silverado is fixed, since dying at the wrong time can cause a collision.

Can a Chevy Silverado have a slipping 4WD system?

So if your Chevy Silverado is showing symptoms of a slipping 4WD system, continue reading for common diagnoses and repairs. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT800 (1999-2006). 4WD systems give truck owners unprecedented abilities when it comes to gaining traction, both on and off the road.

When did the Chevy Silverado Intimidator SS come out?

In 2006, Chevrolet released a special edition Silverado SS under the name “Intimidator SS” (licensed by Dale Earnhardt, Inc.) to honor the late Dale Earnhardt.

Are there any problems with my Chevy Silverado?

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What are the parts of a Chevy Silverado?

Select Your Vehicle Part. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 A/C & Heater Control. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 A/C Compressor. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Alternator. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Axle Assembly. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Blower Motor. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Brake Booster. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Brake Caliper.

Is the Chevy Silverado 1500 a light duty truck?

The Chevy Silverado 1500 is the most recent take on this timeless, reliable light-duty pickup. This year’s version manages a larger bed with a lighter frame. Chevy also added more convenient features such as a power tailgate that can be operated from the key fob.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Silverado 1500 have?

What makes this auto awesome is its set of Chevrolet Silverado 1500 parts working under the hood. Its muscular engine options include the 195-horsepower V6 and the 403-horsepower V8, allowing customers to select the engine that fits their needs and lifestyle.

How many miles does a 1998 GM Truck have?

Given that it is a ’98, there most likely are a few miles on it. Guessing around 160,000. With it being new to you just 5 months ago, we can count on it needing some TLC.

Why does my Chevy Silverado only start for 2 seconds?

If it only starts for 2 seconds, you have triggered the security system and need to do the relearn, or the fuel pump system is not working lkie it should. Can you do the relearn and see if it corrects your problem. If it does not you will need a digital volt meter and a test light to do some testing with.

Chevy: silverado..the car start but wont stay running what could be… have a chevy 99 silverado… have a chevy 99 silverado 5.3 engine and the problem is that the car start but wont stay running what could be wrong? Submitted: 10 years ago.

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

If you unpluged the cts and not the ect then you unplugged the wrong thing. The cts is for the gage and the ect is for the computer. Also try unplugging the map sensor and see if the truck will start. The only way to reset the pcm with out a scanner is to disconect the negutive battery cable and let it sit for 10 minutes.

Why does my GMC Sierra engine not start?

It seems this can also be caused by faulty APP (Accelerator Pedal Position) sensor. First I would check the INJ1 and INJ2 fuses in the under the hood fuse box.

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 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.

Is the PassLock on a Chevy Silverado programmable?

Your Silverado does not have a programmable key, but it does have a Passlock system that can be reprogrammed, but more than likely the sensor itself is bad and that would require replacement of the ignition cylinder housing assembly. Is the dealership my only choice? To get it done correctly, yes, I would recommend taking it to the dealership.

What should I do if my Chevy Silverado wont start?

You should always have a suitable jumper cable in the trunk. With its help, the battery receives a current pulse from another vehicle that is sufficient to start the vehicle. The battery can then recover and recharge while the engine is running. Another option is to connect a battery charger.

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.

Is the GMC Sierra Z71 ext.in good condition?

Recently picked up an ’01 GMC Sierra SLE Z71 ext. cab with 130k on her. It’s in really good condition, no rust, very clean, the previous owner took good care of it. I am however having an issue when starting it.

Is it possible to bleed brakes on a Chevy Silverado?

Not true for humans, but sometimes true for hydraulic braking systems. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT900 (2007-2013). Bleeding brakes is a war against the most devilish villain in a hydraulic system: air.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado?

Check out our Chevrolet Silverado overview to see the most problematic years, worst problems and most recently reported complaints with the Silverado.

What should coolant temp be in Chevy Silverado 1500?

Ensure your Chevy Silverado’s fuel tank is between 1/4 and 3/4 full. Engine coolant temperature must be below 122°F and within 11°F of the ambient air temperature. Do not leave the key on prior to the cold start or the heated oxygen sensor (O2) diagnostic may not run.

When to start a Chevy Silverado 1500 cold start?

Starting the engine after the vehicle has sat for at least 8 hours in normal weather conditions would be considered a “Cold Start”. Since the air injection monitor takes into effect ambient air temperature, it is best to perform a cold start on a morning. A. Cold Start: Begin from Cold Start, and ignition in OFF position for at least 1 hour.

What causes a Chevy Silverado to refuse to start?

A failing or bad battery, as well as loose connections can wreak havoc with the truck’s electrical system. Possible symptoms include power locks locking and unlocking on their own, dashboard lights flickering, as well as the radio turning on and off. Some trucks may have a hard start, or will refuse to start again after being parked and shut off.

Why does my Chevy Silverado stall in reverse?

Sounds alot like a bad ground and/or battery connection problem. THe stalling in reverse could be caused by the movement of the engine in the opposite direction due to the reverse torque combined with a loose ground cable on the engine. Hope this helps.

Why does my truck stall when I turn a corner?

The ABS code – I believe you can reset, short of a true failure and then that’s another story. The stalling when going around a corner. Fuel level in the tank? below a 1/4 of a tank, maybe the (in tank) fuel pick up is sucking air when the gas sloshes going around corners..

Is there a problem with my 2014 Chevy Silverado?

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What causes a car to die when you turn the steering wheel?

If your car stalls or dies when you turn the steering wheel, and or has a rough idle, a dirty, or bad iac valve is most likely your culprit.

I have recently been noticing a possible problem with my 2003 Silverado (automatic transmission/4 wheel drive system) Z-71. The problem is kind of weird in that the transmission seems to be working harder then normal under normal operating conditions.

Why does my Chevy Silverado only have 2 wheel drive?

The truck only has 40,000 miles on it and has really only been used on the highway. It almost seems that the truck isn’t driving as smoothly as it once did. Almost as if the front end is ready to lock into 4 wheel drive when only 2 wheel drive is selected. I also had one instance where the transmission seemed to slip back into neutral.

What kind of oil does a Silverado run?

I recently bought a 2018 Silverado, had my 09 Silverado for 10 yrs great truck. I always ran 10w 30 Full synthetic in it, did regular oil changes no issues ever. Well its time to change the oil in my 2018 and it calls for this water weight 0w 20.

How much horsepower does a Chevy Silverado have?

Engine and Transmission 1 Engine 2.7L Turbo Inline-4 Gas 3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Diesel (+$3,890) 5.3L Turbo (+$1,395) 2 Horsepower 310 hp @ 5600 rpm 3 Torque 348 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm 4 Transmission 8-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic (Optional) 5 Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive

What kind of gas do you recommend for Chevy Silverado Z71?

Vocational, Technical or Tra… I have a 98 Chevy Z71 4-wheel drive with the 5.7. When the I have a 98 Chevy Z71 4-wheel drive with the 5.7. When the motor is cold and you crank it then whole truck shakes and vibrates, pops and back … read more

What kind of gas does a 1998 Chevy Silverado use?

Our 1998 z71 Chevy Silverado truck is now making a whining sound when the gas pedal is depressed down and in the forward motion. It stops if … read more

I have recently been noticing a possible problem with my 2003 Silverado (automatic transmission/4 wheel drive system) Z-71. The problem is kind of weird in that the transmission seems to be working harder then normal under normal operating conditions.

The truck only has 40,000 miles on it and has really only been used on the highway. It almost seems that the truck isn’t driving as smoothly as it once did. Almost as if the front end is ready to lock into 4 wheel drive when only 2 wheel drive is selected. I also had one instance where the transmission seemed to slip back into neutral.

The contact owns a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The contact stated that the vehicle stall while stationary. The contact stated no warning light was illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the local dealer win Chevrolet, inc. (2201 e 223rd st, carson, CA 90810, (877) 476-6172) where it was diagnosed with needing an unknown part to be replaced.

What kind of connector does a 2006 Chevy Silverado have?

Here’s a closer look with the connector unplugged. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS, ECM/Inputs/Outputs Photo 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS, ECM/Inputs/Outputs Photo The Orange/ Black wire has the insulation chewed off and is shorting out next to the Green/ White wire next to it. Wham, Bam, thank you rodents.

What causes a 2014 Chevy Silverado to stall?

See all problems of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . Full enjine failure at 371 miles causing loss of control. Vehicle was driveing on city street about 30mph when failure happen. Just prior to that vehicle stalled in traffic at a stop when waiting for a red light. Spring broken in piston causeing failure.

How many volts does a Silverado 1500 LS have?

I plugged in a DLC break out box and scoped pin 2 with KOEO. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS, ECM/Inputs/Outputs Waveform I know that I should be seeing 7 volts and at least some activity, but this was flat lined at nearly 5 volts.

O2 Sensor or some other Sensor , or Fuel Filter…Its been a good long while since I ve changed that. Runs fine other than the Idle Bug.. Tcm inside new/used tranny is junk dealer can’t communicate with it. there for ecm doesnt know its in park or neutral to start all the power drops out because that’s what cars do these days when u hit the key

What does service engine soon light mean on Chevy Silverado?

Sometimes accompanied by “Service engine soon” light. it s about 100 RPM pulse. Then it will smooth out and then it will start again. O2 Sensor or some other Sensor , or Fuel Filter…Its been a good long while since I ve changed that. Runs fine other than the Idle Bug..

Tcm inside new/used tranny is junk dealer can’t communicate with it. there for ecm doesnt know its in park or neutral to start all the power drops out because that’s what cars do these days when u hit the key My 98 k2500 with vortec 7.4l has hydroboost brakes, and at idle and just above idle rpm, it has no power assist in the steering.

What’s the fuel pressure on a Chevy Silverado?

I have replaced the cap, rotor, plugs and wires, and the issue has come back after only a few hundred miles. I checked my fuel pressure, and it has a solid 60 psi at idle and with the key on/engine off, but when given some throttle, it drops to around 50 or lower, and doesn’t seem to gain any psi as the throttle is held down.

Is the Chevy Silverado 1500 a good truck?

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 represents the status quo for a full-size light-duty truck. Its acceleration and braking performance are pretty average, while comfort and interior appointments are nothing special — at least not special enough to attract new buyers who currently own competing trucks.

What are the different models of Chevy Silverado?

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 models. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a full-size pickup available in eight trim levels: Work Truck (WT), Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ and High Country.

Depending on cab selection, the three available bed sizes are an 8-foot-long bed, a 6.5-foot bed and a shorter 5-foot-8-inch bed. The base WT is powered by a 4.3-liter V6 engine (285 horsepower, 305 lb-ft of torque) matched to a six-speed automatic transmission.

What kind of rating does a Chevy Silverado get?

Edmunds’ expert testing team reviewed the 2021 Silverado 1500 and gave it a 7.2 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining…

The driver side and right rear window worked fine. Both right side windows would go up but not down. After checking and surching for 8 hour, I finally check diver side master switches, took the switch apart, found it had sand in it from a trip we had made to the beach.

Odd that I have 4.5 volts at the plug to the window motor when the switch is activated even with the new switch and 12 volts to the switch and the window lock-out does not stop the other switches from working although the LED illuminates that it is activated. 58 people found this helpful. 2008 Z71 1500 Silverado.

Where is the power window switch on a Chevy Silverado?

Even though I had 12 volts at the new window switch, I replaced the 25 amp circuit breaker that is BEHIND the fuse box at the drivers edge of the dashboard, the access requires taking off the knee-panel and using a flashlight to see the top of the 1″ long silver case sticking out.

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

What kind of latch does Chevy Silverado center console use?

Center Console Latch by SKP®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship. Manufactured from industry-leading…

Is the Chevy Silverado 2500HD a light duty truck?

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD provides more capability than a light-duty pickup and offers nearly the same high level of equipment. That includes standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with optional climate-controlled seats. Forward-collision warning is available for the truck as well.

How much is a Chevy Silverado 2500HD per month?

How much is a Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD per month? On Edmunds, you can find a Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD for $780 per month, but prices vary depending on trim and options.

When was the last serviced Chevy Silverado 2500HD?

Last serviced at 46,288 miles in Mechanicsburg, OH on 06/08/21 • Vehicle serviced • Engine/powertrain computer/module reprogrammed • Oil and filter changed • Four tires balanced • Four tires mounted • Fuel filter replaced. No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. Purchased on 11/26/18 and owned in IL until .

What’s the name of the new Chevy Silverado?

Description: New 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Custom with AWD/4WD, Tire Pressure Warning, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Remote Start, Stability Control. With proven reliability and masterful craftsmanship, our 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Custom Crew Cab 4X4 is ready to work in Summit White!

What kind of car is a Chevy Silverado?

Autotrader has 42,940 Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500 cars for sale, including a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Bed, a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4×4 Regular Cab, and a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4×4 Crew Cab LTZ.

My 2000 chevy started this problem 2 days ago. It will idle and drive just fine, but will simply shut down. The low fuel light will come on for a split second and then the battery light comes on. It willl crank like it’s not getting fuel.

Why does my Chevy Silverado stall at 55 mph?

While driving at speed (55 mph) truck will stall and within seconds restart on its own as if nothing happened, and continue to run as normal. Truck also has continues to stall after a couple minutes while at idle. Temp does not seem to be at issue as it does this when cold or at normal operating temp.

How often does my GMC Sierra stall at 15 mph?

When I go from 15 mph to a stop it will stall about 50% of the time. The other times it will recover after the tach drops to almost “0”. I have a 2001 Sierra 1500 with the 5.3 V8.

Why does my GMC Silverado shut off before it starts?

Usually if it is bad the truck stays on but won’t start after it gets warmed up so that is probably out of the question. GM’s Passlock/VATS anti-theft system does not let it run for 5-10 seconds; it starts and immediately stalls. It works the same on new and old GMs alike. Sounds like a failing fuel pump to me, even without the stumbling.

How long does a GMC Silverado run before it stalls?

GM’s Passlock/VATS anti-theft system does not let it run for 5-10 seconds; it starts and immediately stalls. It works the same on new and old GMs alike.

What to do when your GMC Sierra stops running?

If you have fuel pressure after the above tests pull a spark plug and check for spark. If you don’t have spark check the cam position sensor in the distributor. If you have spark with no pressure it is the pump.

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What causes hard shift condition in Chevy Silverado?

The video shows the replacement of the 1-2 shift accumulator after the pin is worn allowing pressure blow by of transmission fluid, causing hard shift condition that does not really get worse over time. Loading…

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This motor has a “Chirp” somewhat like a serpentine belt chirp but it sounds internal. I have … read more chevy silverado: I have a 2000 chevy silverado 5.3 2WD 1500.

Why is my Chevy Silverado not shifting to 4wheel drive?

My 2000 G M C 1500 electric shift to 4wheel drive works just part of the time. probably trouble with the shift motor at transfer case ? also the right running light burns out every few weeks and the socket is badly burnt. Sounds like a problem I just had fixed.

For about one year, it has had a chirping sound. Serpertine belt and tensioner have been replaced (multiple times) but the chirping noise persists. I … read more what can cause a chirping sound from a siverado 1500. They hace replaced the harmonic balance and idle pulley but it still chirps / squeaks … read more

Where was the 2010 Chevy Silverado 1500 purchased?

1st owner purchased on 07/16/11 and owned in OH until 06/01/20 • 2nd owner purchased on 07/08/20 and owned in OH until 05/15/21. 1st owner drove an estimated 18,438 miles/year • 2nd owner drove an estimated 0 miles/year. Last serviced in Brookpark, OH on 06/01/21 • Vehicle serviced.

Can a Chevy Silverado ABS malfunction in winter?

This is designed to help prevent skids and give the driver more control over the vehicle during inclimate weather. However, it is possible for the ABS system to fail or to malfunction. Fortunately, troubleshooting the system is fairly easy.

How many miles does a Chevy Silverado 1500 have?

Mileage: 199,371 miles Body Type: Pickup Color: Black Engine: 8 Cyl 4.8 L No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. 1st owner purchased on 04/30/10 and owned in MI until 08/29/19 • 2nd owner purchased on 09/05/19 and owned in MI until 06/04/21. 1st owner drove an estimated 13,276 miles/year • 2nd owner drove an estimated 13,213 miles/year.

What causes a Chevy Silverado to lean when its cold?

I’m leaning towards two things…air leak on the intake manifold or an issue with the O2 sensors when it’s cold. An air leak beween the MAF and cylinders would cause the lean condition for sure, just not sure how to troubleshoot this exactly.

How much does a 2002 Chevy Silverado weigh?

The factory spec is just under 8 ft lb and some of mine were barely 4 ft lbs My 2002 Silverado has 150K miles, but still ran very strong (except for the rough start).

Where did I buy a Chevy Silverado rough?

I purchased it at 140k from a dealership in Nebraska. I’ve noticed since it’s been cold here (high 20’s F), the cold starts are rough and I threw lean codes for both banks.

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I’m leaning towards two things…air leak on the intake manifold or an issue with the O2 sensors when it’s cold. An air leak beween the MAF and cylinders would cause the lean condition for sure, just not sure how to troubleshoot this exactly.

The factory spec is just under 8 ft lb and some of mine were barely 4 ft lbs My 2002 Silverado has 150K miles, but still ran very strong (except for the rough start).

Why does my GM V8 engine misfire when cold?

Because, GM V8 engines are very prone to a rough idle and engine misfire when cold. The check engine light may also come on, with codes P0300, P0171 and PO174. But, as the engine warms up, the engine misfire or rough idle tends to go away; which seems confusing.

Why does my Chevy Silverado have a clunk problem?

My theory is that the clunk problem cumulates, and you might be able to get away with a hundred, a thousand, or ten thousand clunks with no repercussions until one day some component of your tranny cannot take it anymore and fails. Most likely after it’s off warranty and GM doesn’t have to deal with it anymore.

Can a Chevy Silverado shift from 1st to 2nd?

When driving, shifting from 1st to 2nd I have to let off the gas to make it shift. Other gears will shift on their own but with a slight delay. Thanks

What’s the problem with my 91 Chevy 1500?

BEFORE I DID THAT THE MOTOR WOULD DIE OUT AS SOON AS I WOULD PUT IT IN GEAR BUT NOW IT WILL RUN IN GEAR FOR ABOUT 15 SECONDS BEFORE DYING OU T.I LOOKED FOR A VACUUM LEAK BUT FOUND NOTHING. ALSO WHAT IS THE RUNNING PARAMETERS FOR THE IAC,HOW MUCH STEPS AT IDLE AND HOW MUCH VARIATIONS.

You should always have a suitable jumper cable in the trunk. With its help, the battery receives a current pulse from another vehicle that is sufficient to start the vehicle. The battery can then recover and recharge while the engine is running. Another option is to connect a battery charger.

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.

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.

BEFORE I DID THAT THE MOTOR WOULD DIE OUT AS SOON AS I WOULD PUT IT IN GEAR BUT NOW IT WILL RUN IN GEAR FOR ABOUT 15 SECONDS BEFORE DYING OU T.I LOOKED FOR A VACUUM LEAK BUT FOUND NOTHING. ALSO WHAT IS THE RUNNING PARAMETERS FOR THE IAC,HOW MUCH STEPS AT IDLE AND HOW MUCH VARIATIONS.

How can you tell if your Chevy Silverado fuel pump is going out?

The only way that you are going to know that your Silverado’s fuel pump is going out is that it is no longer providing enough fuel pressure to keep the engine running under a heavy load, or at high-speed. Typically, if you are heading up a hill (or accelerating) the engine may start to feel like it is just running out of steam.

Why does my Chevy Silverado not accelerate at high RPMs?

If your Silverado won’t accelerate, but the RPM’s go up it’s usually not going to be an engine related issue. Somehow, the power that your engine is creating is not making it to the rear wheels. This is typically a transmission related issue. Here are the most common cause of acceleration with the RPM’s going up: 1. Transmission Fluid Low

Why does my Silverado Sierra feel like its missing something?

Most quality Scan tools will read misfire counters on newer GM products. Need to pin point what cyl is misfiring if at all. Another quick check since its at freeway cruise speed is to drag your foot on the brake just enough to unlock the torque converter. If the miss felling goes away it could be the torque conveter locking and unlocking.

When does Chevy Silverado 1500 engine hesitate during acceleration?

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Most quality Scan tools will read misfire counters on newer GM products. Need to pin point what cyl is misfiring if at all. Another quick check since its at freeway cruise speed is to drag your foot on the brake just enough to unlock the torque converter. If the miss felling goes away it could be the torque conveter locking and unlocking.

Why is my 5.3 L missing and rough idle intermittently?

5.3 L Missing and Rough Idle Intermittently I have changed Spark Plugs,Wires ,Coil Packs, and removed Fuel Injectors and soaked overnight. Engine code is a P0304. Misfire Cylinder #4. Most of the time around town is alright. When i put it on highway, it will surge like its cutting off and then pick right back up and be fine. Fuel Presure is 55 psi.

What kind of engine does a Silverado Sierra have?

SilveradoSierra.com • Feels as if Truck is Missing while riding down road. : Vortec 5300 5.3L V8 Feels as if Truck is Missing while riding down road. My 2001 Silverado 1500 4×4 5.3 has 270xxx miles on it. It has had a Full tune up, new fuel pump, and fuel filter installed within last 5000 miles.

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.

What kind of transmission does a Chevy Silverado have?

I have a 1996 Chevy Silverado pickup truck. It has a automatic overdrive transmission. I recently had the transmission filter replaced and put about 5 quarts of dexron 3 automatic transmission fluid in it. So I thought that it would shift right but I was wrong.

Why is the transmission on my Chevy Silverado not working?

Enter the vehicle and put the transmission in gear. If there is a clunking sound as you do this, the transmission mounts may have failed. Drive the Silverado for a short time.

Can a Chevy Silverado shift from 2nd to 3rd?

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. Also, torque convertor locks up.

Why are there no reverse slips in Chevy Silverado?

Reverse slips are slow to engage or is out: 1-2 shift does not happen at full throttle, there is a shudder when shifting, delayed or harsh shift: Issue with the second gear apply circuit, service servo assembly, or 1-2 accumulator – pressure test No Reverse in 2nd or 4th gear, 1st and 3rd only:

What to do if your Chevy Silverado goes out of gear?

Enter the vehicle and put the transmission in gear. If there is a clunking sound as you do this, the transmission mounts may have failed. Drive the Silverado for a short time. If the transmission slips out of gear while driving, the clutch or torque converter may have failed and it will need to be taken to a qualified automotive mechanic.

We have been receiving calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline form quite a few shaken drivers complaining of vibration problems with the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. And judging from the message boards, this problem has been going on quite a while in 2013 and 2014 models.

What to do if you have vibration in your Silverado?

If you are experiencing a Silverado vibration problem or Sierra vibration issue, it is essential that you bring your vehicle to an authorized manufacturer dealership as soon as possible to be addressed by their service department. If necessary, take the adviser on a test drive so they can verify the condition.

What kind of vibration does a GMC Sierra have?

I previously owned a 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 with a 6.2 l engine that developed a vibration after approximately 20000 kms. the vibration was mainly at speeds over 100 km per hour and at 110 km sometimes it would almost make the truck uncontrollable!

Do you need a new rear end on a Silverado?

A new truck with only 600 miles on it should not need a new rear end. This is a complicated job. They will break away bolts on everything, drive shaft, stings etc will have to be broke down. This could cause problems in the rest of the truck. I ask to get another truck just like this one but they told me gmc would not do that

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.

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.

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.

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.

If it only starts for 2 seconds, you have triggered the security system and need to do the relearn, or the fuel pump system is not working lkie it should. Can you do the relearn and see if it corrects your problem. If it does not you will need a digital volt meter and a test light to do some testing with.

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.

Why is my AC not working on my Silverado?

When I turn on AC, both sides will blow cold for a few minutes and if I hit a small bump in the road, the driver’s side will turn to extremely hot heat and I have to turn off the engine to reset it and it goes back to cold air until I hit another bump in the road.

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 is my Chevy Silverado 1500 not starting?

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.

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.

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.

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

Why does my GMC Silverado have no crank?

This is a fix for a known electrical issue with the 2003-2007 C/K series GM Trucks where a bad ground causes multiple issues. Such as no start, no crank, intermittent no gauges, and sometimes the theft light would stay on, and the parking lights would stay on.

Why is my Chevy 4 wheel drive not working?

Problem with the system can often be related to knob settings. Turn the transfer case knob that’s to the left of the steering wheel to the two-wheel drive position that’s marked with a “2” and up-arrow icon if you experience a vibration in the steering when driving on dry pavement or making tight turns.

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.

What kind of engine is in a Chevy Silverado?

The Vortec 4.8L V8 L20 belongs to the category of the V8 engine. It is a 250k engine for your full-size Chevy truck and Chevy Silverado truck. The Silverado based engine has a horsepower of over 195 and the Vortec can create up to 295 horsepower plus over 300-pound torque.

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.

Where does battery power go on a Silverado?

Battery power runs from the battery to the B terminal on the starter motor. 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.

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.

Turns out that the wiring harness to the ECM had fallen down onto the motor, melted the loom, and shorted the ECM out occassionally. It only took 9 months to figure this out, but it did the trick. It was extremely frustrating as it would run like a champ one day, and die the next.

How do I find out what motor I have?

: Engine How do I find out what motor I have? I know it’s 5.3 but. How do I find out what motor I have? I know it’s 5.3 but. Is it (lc9), (Lmf), (lmg)? How do you determine this? Re: How do I find out what motor I have? I know it’s 5.3 but Silver tag inside glove box. Re: How do I find out what motor I have? I know it’s 5.3 but +1 yep.

Can a Chevy Silverado start or crank over?

Chevy Silverado does not start or crank over. Chevy Silverado does not start or crank over. Welcome to JustAnswer. The pcm actually commands the starter to turn over on this vehicle.

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 is my Chevy Silverado running rough at idle?

Really, your Silverado will be running rougher at any RPM, but a misfire will be most pronounced at idle. Spark Plug Wires – While not every model and engine combination of vehicles today comes with spark plug wires (a lot are now coil on plug), if your Silverado happens to have them, they can go bad and cause a rough idle.

Why are the spark plugs on my Chevy Silverado not working?

Spark Plugs – One of the absolute most common causes (if not the most common reason that your Silverado may be misfiring) is the spark plugs. Although most modern vehicles use iridium spark plugs, they still need to be changed at the manufacturers recommended interval.

Why does my Chevy Silverado battery keep dying?

A considerable number of drivers have said the battery on their 2007-2013 Silverado or Sierra dies frequently. This could be caused by problems with the battery or other issues that cause the vehicle to run the battery down. Replacing your battery will cost around $200 and occurs on average at about 33,000 miles.

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.

Why is my Chevy Silverado not 4 wheel drive?

Over time, dirt, moisture and corrosion can affect the contacts on the bolts used to attach the wires to the frame. If you have a 2008 Chevy Silverado with 4-wheel drive problems, or a similar GMC or Chevy truck from another model year, replacing the switch will solve the issue.

What causes a Chevy Silverado to run rough?

If an oxygen sensor goes bad, it can make your Silverado run too lean (or rich). A super lean running engine will often idle rough. Fuel Injectors. The fuel injection systems job is to atomize the fuel into fine mist.

Here’s the kicker…..I put the new one in and the truck started right up and we thought it was fixed, my son drove the truck and it ran fine, but when he returned home, it wouldn’t keep running after he would try to start it again, no matter how many times we tried.

Why does my Silverado keep running without the key?

SILVERADO3 ill take a look i really dont like to mess wit the truck being that that seem to be like an electrical problem dont want to mess anything up more than what already is but doesnt hurt to try thanks ill let you know what i come up with.

Can a Silverado run without the ignition switch?

Silverado stayed running without the key in the ignition switch Hopefully someone can help me out here? I have a 2008 silverado crew cab which i am recently having problems with.

Why does my Chevy Silverado use so much oil?

The culprit for the excessive oil consumption issue lies with a defect in the 5.3-liter V8 engine. Back in 2007, GMC introduced a feature for its motors, called the active fuel management system, or AFM. The company implemented it to increase fuel economy, get better horsepower, and more torque.

How to reset the PCM on a Chevy Silverado?

The only way to reset the pcm with out a scanner is to disconect the negutive battery cable and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then you can reconect it and the memory will be erased.

What causes engine to start then stall immediately?

It is very possible that has to relearn idle if everything was so off. IAC motors will cause this also and not set a code. If it runs with a little throttle, we may be in pretty good shape. Keep it running until it gets a little warm, then let off and see what happens. It may take a little bit to relearn.

Why does my IAC engine stall on startup?

The IAC motor allows a metered vacuum leak to control idle. If the motor itself is bad or the port is clogged, it won’t be able to raise the idle on startup. So it will fire with the initial rich mixture controlled by the PCM, but if it can’t raise the idle it will stall. Its not a No Start its a Start then immediately stalls.

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