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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 does the servce 4WD light not come on?

The 4Hi and 4Lo lights just flash but 4WD does not engage. Also the ‘SERVCE 4WD’ light does NOT come on ruling out transfer cases problems. Get under the front of the truck and check the actuator. It is a silver cylinder on top of the axle as I said before.

What should I do if my Chevy Silverado starts acting up?

Contact GM if a relatively new Silverado starts acting up. It could be that there is a TSB (technical service bulletin) or recall that addresses the problem. If so, give your dealer the TSB number and expect to get your repair made for free. Since 2007, the newly designed Silverado shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon.

Why do I see light flashes on my 4×4?

Click to expand… Exactly thats a jeep, they are built by their name and what they are expected to do is taken four wheelin, a fullsize truck isnt meant to do tons of off roading especially in mud, so when someone that doesnt know how to properly engage 4low puts it in and then drops it into first gear and hammers the gas they will F it up.

What should I do if my warning light goes off on my Chevy Silverado?

If oil level is low and engine oil was added, only continue driving if the warning light has gone off. Depending on your version of Chevrolet Silverado, you may receive the warning text message: ‘OIL PRESSURE LOW STOP ENGINE’. Stop the vehicle, switch off the engine and follow the above advice.

Are there any electrical issues with my 2004 Silverado?

GerryGarcia answered 5 years ago I’m having the same issue on my 2004 Silverado with 143K miles. The gauges turn off and the ABS, parking brake lights flash on with the audible chime then a few seconds or minutes everything returns back to normal. Sometimes it does it 1-2 times a day or whenever it feels like it.

Where to look for electrical issues in a Chevy Silverado?

Look at the wiring behind the dash to the instrument cluster, radio,etc. These are known to melt,burn where you can’t see it without pulling the dash apart. 17 people found this helpful. ive looked under the dash and around the steering column for frayed/melted or burned wires but haven’t seen anything.

Can you replace the dash cover on a Chevy Silverado?

This replacement dash cover is an exact match for the original part, restoring a like-new appearance to the vehicle’s dashboard. A quick fix that requires no… Dash Vent Portion Cover by Replace®. Manufactured from materials of exceptional quality, this product provides extra durability for long-lasting service life.

Why does my Chevy Silverado lose engine power?

Keep reading to find at least one possible answer to “Why is my Chevy Silverado losing power?” Read More: How Can You Tell If Your Pickup Is Overloaded? If your GM truck occasionally loses the ability to accelerate and warns you of reduced engine power, that could be caused by a faulty throttle body.

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.

How much does it cost to fix a 2003 Chevy Silverado?

1 Blown Transmission 2003 Silverado Average Cost to Fix: $2,000 Average Mileage: 84,000 mi 2 Brake Line Failure 2003 Silverado Average Cost to Fix: $4,400 Average Mileage: 86,000 mi 3 Thumping From Steering Column 2003 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.

What kind of truck is a Chevy Silverado?

The Chevy Silverado is a workhouse of a pickup truck. The 2500HD and 3500HD models are made for towing heavy loads. The Chevy Silverado 1500 is the more passenger friendly version that benefited from a redesign in 2007. Luckily, the electrical systems of all Silverados hit more than they miss.

Contact GM if a relatively new Silverado starts acting up. It could be that there is a TSB (technical service bulletin) or recall that addresses the problem. If so, give your dealer the TSB number and expect to get your repair made for free. Since 2007, the newly designed Silverado shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon.

What to do if your Chevy Silverado wont start?

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When did the 2014 truck Electrical Manual come out?

Electrical Manual-2014 Light Duty Full Size C/K Trucks Revision Date 06/19/2013 (WIP)

Why does my Silverado Sierra keep shutting off?

Clock, A/C, cruise control reset themselves and all dash lights flash. Twice when I turned the truck off everything shut off like I had a dead battery, but would come to life minutes later. Alternator and battery tested good. Does anyone know where I can start troubleshooting this? seaoatsguy wrote: I have a 2008 Silverado LT 1500.

Are there any problems with the 2014 Chevy Silverado?

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado has many drivers hot under the collar because of continual problems with the truck’s air conditioning. There are multiple forums dedicated to the same issue. Some drivers had problems right after buying their pickups. Others are suffering with sweltering temperatures right now.

Why does my 2014 Chevy Silverado not have a bracket?

I asked them why the 2016 models do not have the bracket and was told the a/c hose was redesigned for them and the new hose would not work on a 2014 model.” Brad is furious because he had to pay for the repair and General Motors will not reimburse him.

Why is my Chevy Silverado 1500 not starting?

The initial attempt to repair the issue by the dealer was to replace the battery and negative battery cable. The battery being replaced was less than 3 years old and it was the second battery the dealer had replaced in less than 5 years. The initial repairs failed. Ultimately, the problem was a faulty starter motor.

What kind of problems does a Chevy Silverado have?

I have a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS extended cab four-wheel-drive. Today when I turned my truck on the ABS and parking brake lights came on. I also noticed that the windshield wipers, cruise control and HVAC fan did not work as well. I disconnected the battery for a while (which is only 1 month old) hoping that it would reset the system.

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.

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.

What’s the problem with my Chevy Silverado 1500?

I have put a new alternator, ignition solenoid, ignition switch, and also switched the instrument cluster out to see if that was the problem (local gm service said that was the issue…didn’t work). Also, from time to time, my transmission wont shift correctly.

The Chevy Silverado is a workhouse of a pickup truck. The 2500HD and 3500HD models are made for towing heavy loads. The Chevy Silverado 1500 is the more passenger friendly version that benefited from a redesign in 2007. Luckily, the electrical systems of all Silverados hit more than they miss.

Why are the front brakes on my Chevy Silverado not working?

I CAN’T SAY FOR SURE THAT THE WAL-MART GUY WAS THE CULPRIT. SOLUTION; FIRST RAN SEVERAL BOLLLES OF BRAKE FLUID THROUGH SYSTEM ( EQUALLY ON ALL 4 WHEELS). THEN REMOVED ALL WHEEL CYLINDERS; CLEANED, HONED, PUT NEW RUBBERS IN THEM. I’, NOT A VERY SMART PERSON BUT MY LONG SHOT THEORY WAS ALL THAT WAS LEFT.

What does Pitman and idler arm do on Chevy 2500?

The pitman arm is the arm that connects the steering gearbox to the tie rod linkage assembly, and transfers the power of the gearbox to the tie rod assembly in order to steer the vehicle. The idler arm connects to a link that is connected to the frame, and this assembly acts a support and guide for the tie rod assembly.

What happens if a Chevy 6.0 engine goes wrong?

In case any of these go wrong, an engine can misfire. There are quite grave consequences when a Chevy 6.0 engine misfires. The engine could get damaged even more, or you might experience more emissions or witness lesser fuel efficiency. This issue is known to be there in various Chevrolet models.

Is the Chevy Silverado HD a GMC Truck?

The Chevy Silverado HD and the Sierra HD are both GMC products and these trucks are pretty similar in many ways. The HD means these trucks in the heavy-duty class and designed to be big haulers, allowing you to pull some of the heaviest trailers available.

Are there any problems with the 2020 Silverado?

Consumer Reports tested the two 2020 trucks to see how well they stacked up to each other and to their competitors. For the most part, they liked each one, but there’s still one plaguing problem they both have, that most big pickups like these deal with. But, first, the list of what they liked.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado 2500?

The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for brake lines not protected. Click on the graph bars for more details about a specific model year.

Which is the worst Chevy Silverado to buy?

Although the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2015 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for brake lines not protected.

The Chevy Silverado HD and the Sierra HD are both GMC products and these trucks are pretty similar in many ways. The HD means these trucks in the heavy-duty class and designed to be big haulers, allowing you to pull some of the heaviest trailers available.

Consumer Reports tested the two 2020 trucks to see how well they stacked up to each other and to their competitors. For the most part, they liked each one, but there’s still one plaguing problem they both have, that most big pickups like these deal with. But, first, the list of what they liked.

Are there any problems with the 2009 Chevy Silverado?

29 problems related to electrical system have been reported for the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 based on all problems reported for the 2009 Silverado 1500.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado 1500?

Other Electrical System related problems of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Electrical System problems 29 Car Will Not Start problems 2 Battery Cable problems 2 Ignition Module problems 1 Battery Dead problems 1

Why does my Chevy Silverado battery drain while driving?

If it is draining while your Silverado is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be. If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or battery. There are other situations as well.

29 problems related to electrical system have been reported for the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 based on all problems reported for the 2009 Silverado 1500.

If it is draining while your Silverado is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be. If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or battery. There are other situations as well.

Other Electrical System related problems of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Electrical System problems 68 Wiring problems 2 Software problems 2 Integrated Trailer Brake Control problem 1 Starter problems 1

Why did my 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 not start?

The contact owns a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While attempting to start the vehicle with the key in the ignition, the vehicle failed to start. The contact mentioned that the remote key was used to restart the vehicle in order for it to operate. The failure recurred multiple times.

Why is my Chevy Silverado battery not working?

The small diameter vertical clamp bolt with the little ears designed to force the clamp around the post is made of cheap, soft metal and seems to lose proper contact with the battery post, even on a brand new battery, perhaps as a result of heat expansion / contraction and/or vibration.

The small diameter vertical clamp bolt with the little ears designed to force the clamp around the post is made of cheap, soft metal and seems to lose proper contact with the battery post, even on a brand new battery, perhaps as a result of heat expansion / contraction and/or vibration.

Why is my Chevy Silverado transmission not working?

But the transmission is a different story. Chevy Silverado transmission problems show up first as shift flares while you’re accelerating. Then the Check Engine light comes on for ‘loss of prime’ codes. Soon after, the transmission won’t engage forward, reverse, or both. Again, lack of maintenance is often the culprit.

Why does my Chevy Silverado not reverse forward?

Soon after, the transmission won’t engage forward, reverse, or both. Again, lack of maintenance is often the culprit. Once symptoms are present, it’s too late just to change the transmission fluid and filter.

Where are the relays on a Chevy tracker?

With manual in hand I located another flock of relays cleverly located high up on the left kick panel above the cabin fuse panel (there’s more fuses in the engine compartment). Shook, removed/replaced ALL. No go. Jumpered the fuel pump relay (sub’d a wire for the make/break contacts). No go. Cussed.

Why does my Chevy tracker not start up?

No “check engine” light. Starter would crank normally, but no start. Since the car has a vibration at freeway speeds I checked those relays that I could find ( not quite sure why so many relays when a switch would do). No go. Tried again, started right up and ran the 1000 miles to home. Now a year later same problem. Did the relay game again.

How to fix a turn signal relay in a Chevy Silverado?

How to fix a Turn Signal Relay in a Chevy Silverado 1 Start the car so that when testing the lights you won’t run down your battery. Have a friend help you check the lights. 2 Check each of the turn signal light bulbs, especially the bulbs that you found not working. 3 Replace any burned out bulbs and retest the lights.

What to do if your turn signal relay is bad?

It may not require you to replace the flasher relay however and may only be a bad bulb in one side or the other. Follow a quick checklist to fix the problem and have your truck running again. Start the car so that when testing the lights you won’t run down your battery.

I have a 2007 Silverado 1500, purchased as “certified” used from a Chevy dealer and now with less than 40,000 miles on the vehicle. It has two major electrical problems. The truck intermittently loses all electrical power WHILE PARKED, even after being driven for many miles and then stopped for only a few minutes.

I have a 2007 Silverado 1500, purchased as “certified” used from a Chevy dealer and now with less than 40,000 miles on the vehicle. It has two major electrical problems. The truck intermittently loses all electrical power WHILE PARKED, even after being driven for many miles and then stopped for only a few minutes.

What kind of electrical system does a Chevy Silverado have?

The 2500HD and 3500HD models are made for towing heavy loads. The Chevy Silverado 1500 is the more passenger friendly version that benefited from a redesign in 2007. Luckily, the electrical systems of all Silverados hit more than they miss.

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.

Clock, A/C, cruise control reset themselves and all dash lights flash. Twice when I turned the truck off everything shut off like I had a dead battery, but would come to life minutes later. Alternator and battery tested good. Does anyone know where I can start troubleshooting this? seaoatsguy wrote: I have a 2008 Silverado LT 1500.

Is there a recall on the Chevy Silverado 1500?

When driving at low speeds and making turns, vehicle has a temporary loss of eps assist followed by a sudden return of eps assist. Dealer states safety recall #18289 has been completed; however, the vehicle continues to exhibit the exact same failure which this recall is supposed to correct.

What kind of ignition system does a 1993 Chevy pick up have?

1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet/GMC 1500, 2500, and 3500 Pick Up and Suburban equipped with a 4.3L V6, or a 5.0L v8, or a 5.8L V8 engine. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet Astro (GMC Safari). NOTE: Testing the ignition system is a breeze.

What’s the circuit diagram for a Chevy pick up?

This typical circuit diagram of the ignition coil, ignition control module, and pickup coil applies to: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet/GMC 1500, 2500, and 3500 Pick Up and Suburban equipped with a 4.3L V6, or a 5.0L v8, or a 5.8L V8 engine. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Chevrolet Astro (GMC Safari). NOTE: Testing the ignition system is a breeze.

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

Plenty of turn over speed. With a test light there’s voltage at both sides of the coil but NO spark. Voltage at the throttle body injectors but NO fuel sprays. Fuel pump pumps. NO spark and NO fuel, turns fine. Rotor button turns, cap and rotor clean. Under the dash at the fuse panel there’s no voltage on the crank fuse.

Is the fuel pump fuse no power on a 1990 Chevy?

Took a test light and found the fuel pump fuse has no power to it. Took my test … read more I have a 1990 chevy pick up trk 1500 , 5.7 engine.

Is there power at Orange Wire of fuel pump relay?

1990 chevy: Power at orange wire of fuel pump relay but pump wont run… ASE Certified Master Auto… 1989 5.7 chevy suburban. I have no power in the fuse panel 1989 5.7 chevy suburban. I have no power in the fuse panel for ecm 2 (fuel) or taillights/ctsy.

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.

Why does my Chevy Silverado engine not turn over?

The vehicle will not even try to turn over with a new battery and starter. I was just wanting to know if there is anyone who knows what the prob is , I use my truck for work and I need to get it fixed asap. It acted like it wanted to die on me then it just stalled and quit. The engine will turn over but it wont start up.

Why does my 2003 Chevy Silverado not start?

My 2003 Silverado has issues starting sometimes. If I hit the steering column it will sometimes start. My silverado has left me stranded numerous times with this intermittent starting bullsh!t. The truck starts majority of the time however sometimes I go to start the engine and nothing!!

Why does my Chevy Silverado elect drain the battery?

Elect. short drains battery when parked. In addition the dash instrument gauges only work some times. This electrical short is draining the battery. The dashboard works sometimes, you never know how fast your going, how mush gas you have or anything that may come up.

Where are the fuses on a 1993 GM 4.3L?

In the table below you’ll find the fuse location and description of the fuses of the fuse box on 1993 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L TBI equipped 4.3L, 5.0L, and 5.7L pickups. IMPORTANT: The fuse box illustration and fuse descriptions cover the vehicles in the ‘Applies To:’ box on the right column.

What kind of engine does a 1993 Chevy Silverado have?

The gross weight of the truck is 7,200 lbs. The 1993 Silverado is a 1-ton pickup truck. It has a standard 190-horsepower 5.7-liter V-8 engine and a five-speed manual transmission. Engine options for the vehicle include a 6.2L or 6.5L V-8 diesel engine and a 7.4L V-8 gasoline engine, and a four-speed automatic transmission is available.

What is the towing capacity of a 1993 Chevy Silverado?

A four-speed automatic transmission is available as an option, as is a 5.0L or 5.7L V-8 gasoline engine and a 6.2L V-8 diesel engine. The 1993 Silverado 1500 has a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 lbs. and the maximum payload is 1,619 lbs.

In the table below you’ll find the fuse location and description of the fuses of the fuse box on 1993 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L TBI equipped 4.3L, 5.0L, and 5.7L pickups. IMPORTANT: The fuse box illustration and fuse descriptions cover the vehicles in the ‘Applies To:’ box on the right column.

How to fix many GM Truck / SUV electrical problems?

This fix addresses several electrical issues with Silverado / Sierra, Tahoe / Yukon, Denali / Escalade Trucks and SUV’s. This fixed ABS light, Brake light, Service Brake System Message, Traction Active Message, Traction Control Off light, Chimes constantly dinging and the speedometer jumping. Loading…

How to fix a Chevy Silverado battery problem?

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. I’m unsure what kind of pics everybody wants to see. Basicly I took two 4 gauge cables and ran them seperate (one to the frame and the other to the alt) from the battery. Very simple.

What makes a Chevy Silverado 1500 stop working?

I have a 2004 chevrolet silverado 1500. I was going down the road and noticed the gauges had quit working except spedometer and tach. Then I noticed windows, door locks and radio quit working. The battery light, abs,and a car with a lock symbol was on.

Are there any problems with the 2019 Chevy Silverado?

63 problems related to electrical system have been reported for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 based on all problems reported for the 2019 Silverado 1500.

How did my Silverado Z71 lose all power?

Truck lost all power… Just drove my 2014 silverado z71 to a friends house where I turned the truck off cranked no problem with remote start as normal. My friend needed me to move my truck forward a bit so I used remote start again, but this time the truck only half started and then shut off.

Can a Chevy Silverado 1500 lose all power?

See all problems of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . Truck will lose all power, everything will shut off, and then come right back on. It has happened while accelerating into traffic, slowing down turning right and turning left, and while moving straight ahead.

When does the Chevy Silverado 1500 shut down?

See all problems of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . While slowing down to make a turn, usually always using turn signal, my truck will completely shut down in the middle of the intersection with no warning. The engine shuts down and all electrical is lost.

Why is my SES light not working on my Silverado?

SES light may be illuminated. 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.

Other Electrical System related problems of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Electrical System problems 193 Battery Cable problems 12 Software problems 7 Dashboard Failed problems 4 Anti-theft Controller problems 4

Where does the battery cable go on a Silverado?

The cable from the battery ground is spliced and runs to both the alt and the frame. The frame cable is actually alot smaller than the ground running to the alt… So i ran 4 gauge to both places. Not reallly sure if it is a big problem but most of the trucks electrical devices is grounded to the frame.

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. I’m unsure what kind of pics everybody wants to see. Basicly I took two 4 gauge cables and ran them seperate (one to the frame and the other to the alt) from the battery. Very simple.

What’s the SES code for a Chevy Silverado 1500?

No SES codes last 4 yrs. Noticed trans not going into first..taking off in 2nd. 2 days later while merging into x-way traffic;SES light illuminates.Code generated: P0751. (shift solenoid A). Replace shift solenoids A & B (sold in sets). Replace trans filter,fluid and gasket.

What’s the battery voltage on a Chevy Silverado?

Good ground on the case, Main wire is hot with battery voltage, and when key is turned, exciter wire has battery voltage… new starter is on the way.

What are the symptoms of a bad alternator in a Chevy Silverado?

Outside of the battery warning light, a dead battery is the most common symptom of a bad alternator. As the alternator can no longer supply your Silverado with an adequate power supply, it will begin to feed off of the reserve in the battery.

Is the Chevy Silverado no crank no start?

2015 chevrolet silverado no crank no start. Battery is good, headlights turn on. ICCm fuse was not broekn, but to a 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.

Good ground on the case, Main wire is hot with battery voltage, and when key is turned, exciter wire has battery voltage… new starter is on the way.

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How can I tell if my Chevy Silverado transmission is bad?

Look for blown fuses or damaged wiring. If the wiring and fuses are good, go to Step 2. The transmission in your truck is controlled by the PCM (powertrain control module). It is sophisticated enough to be able to tell you if there is an issue with your transmission.

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).

Why does my Chevy Silverado not start up?

If your Silverado won’t start that can be a very strong indication of a bad starter. The thing is, it can also indicate other problems as well. You don’t want to go through all of the trouble involved in replacing your starter only to discover that it wasn’t bad at all. Common other reasons your Silverado won’t start include:

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

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.

Look for blown fuses or damaged wiring. If the wiring and fuses are good, go to Step 2. The transmission in your truck is controlled by the PCM (powertrain control module). It is sophisticated enough to be able to tell you if there is an issue with your transmission.

How is the transmission on a Chevy Silverado controlled?

The transmission in your truck is controlled by the PCM (powertrain control module). It is sophisticated enough to be able to tell you if there is an issue with your transmission. The local auto supply may be able to scan it, but it may take a better scanner to dive deeper into the PCM.

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?

How do you get the radio code on a Chevy?

Step 4: Call the Chevy Radio Code phone line at 1-800-537-5140. Enter 106010 followed by the # key to direct you to the radio code retrieval system. Step 5: Enter the six digit code you retrieved in steps 2 and 3 followed by the * key. They must be in order. You will be given a four digit radio code. Write down the radio code.

How to unlock your Chevy or GMC radio without paying a fee?

Step 1: Start the vehicle and turn on the radio. Step 2: Press and hold preset numbers 2 and 3 until a three digit code appears on the radio display. Write this code down. Step 3: Press the AM/FM button. Your radio will display a second three digit code. Write the second code down. You will now have a six digit code.

What was the a / C problem on my 1998 Silverado?

One day last year, I started my 1998 C-1500 350 2WD, and surprise – the a/c blew hot air. I said a bad word. I only use the truck to go to the lumber yard, so I just let it be – until today, when it was 98F and I got stuck in a 10-mile traffic jam (I said many bad words).

I have a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS extended cab four-wheel-drive. Today when I turned my truck on the ABS and parking brake lights came on. I also noticed that the windshield wipers, cruise control and HVAC fan did not work as well. I disconnected the battery for a while (which is only 1 month old) hoping that it would reset the system.

One day last year, I started my 1998 C-1500 350 2WD, and surprise – the a/c blew hot air. I said a bad word. I only use the truck to go to the lumber yard, so I just let it be – until today, when it was 98F and I got stuck in a 10-mile traffic jam (I said many bad words).

What kind of transmission does a 1994 Chevy 2500 have?

All models of the 1994 2500 trucks came with a standard five-speed manual transmission that buyers could upgrade to a four-speed automatic with overdrive. Fuel economy for these trucks depended on the engine, transmission and drive configuration.

What was the wiring diagram for a 1994 Chevy Silverado?

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What are the problems with a GM Truck wiring system?

Some wiring system issues are more complex, however: open circuits, short circuits, erosion, repeated blowing fuses, or hot smells from wires or melting plastic. These are obviously serious and can put your truck out of commission, possibly for good.

How big is the fuse box on a 1994 Chevy Silverado?

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What are the symptoms of a weak car charging system?

Dead battery. Dim lights. Flickering gauges. Any one of these symptoms can be a sign of a weak charging system. Your charging system is responsible for restoring the charge to your car battery after use and is tasked with providing power to your lights, audio system, and other electronics while your vehicle is running.

What happens if your car charger is not working?

Without your charging system in proper working order, you’ll eventually find yourself stranded…without lights…and without good tunes. Gasp. To help you avoid such a situation, we’ve put together a basic guide to tracking down potential charging system issues. Problem: Engine starts OK, but the battery does not stay charged.

Is there a charger problem on my GMC Truck?

Intermittent Charging Problem. Sign up for FREE! Become a GM-Trucks.com Member Today! In 20 seconds you can become part of the worlds largest and oldest community discussing General Motors, Chevrolet and GMC branded pickups, crossovers, and SUVs.

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Dead battery. Dim lights. Flickering gauges. Any one of these symptoms can be a sign of a weak charging system. Your charging system is responsible for restoring the charge to your car battery after use and is tasked with providing power to your lights, audio system, and other electronics while your vehicle is running.

Why is my car charging system not working?

Bad cables will not deliver the full current flow needed to operate properly. Solution #2: If the battery won’t hold its charge and your engine stalls out, then it’s time to turn your attention to the alternator.

Why does my 2007 Chevy Silverado not start?

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I have put a new alternator, ignition solenoid, ignition switch, and also switched the instrument cluster out to see if that was the problem (local gm service said that was the issue…didn’t work). Also, from time to time, my transmission wont shift correctly.

When to speak to an electrician about a problem?

Electrical shocks typically happen when you turn a device on or off. The issue could be with the appliance, or it could be in the wiring. You can test this by plugging in another device and seeing if the results are reproducible, however you’re just risking another electrical shock. In most cases, it might be better to speak with an electrician. 8.

What are some of the most common electrical problems?

Like electrical surges, sags and dips in electrical supply can often be attributed to devices connected to your power grid that are faulty or made with substandard materials, and draw a lot of power when they are turned on. 3. Light switches not working properly

How to troubleshoot a Chevy S-10 Blazer ignition system?

Attach the black (negative) and red (positive) clips on the tester to the battery. Turn the key to the “Run” position and touch the probe end of the tester to the two wires on the coil by inserting the probe into the back of the electrical connector.

How to troubleshoot a transmission problem in a Chevrolet?

1 Symptoms. The first sign that you may have a possible transmission problem could be the check engine light coming on. 2 Troubleshooting Steps. The first steps in troubleshooting the Chevrolet transmission problem are to read the fault codes from the Transmission Control Module (TCM) and check the transmission fluid level. 3 Common Problems. …

How can I tell if my Chevy ECM is running?

Turn the Chevy’s electrical system on, but leave the engine off. An active electrical system means the ECM will also be up and running. Count the flash codes and record them onto a sheet of paper. The check engine light will flash the codes at you, in a series of long and short pulses of light.

What was the problem with my 2014 Chevy?

Additionally, while turning the steering wheel in either direction, the failure recurred without warning. While attempting to restart the vehicle, the message “roll down the window; then roll the wind back up” was displayed.

Is there wiring schematic for 88 Chevy pick up?

Check the diagram first and then read through attached Silverado 1988-2005==>> CHEVROLET-SILVERADO-1988-2005.pdf <<== wiring diagram. Personally I’d replace the complete wiring harness. Anytime you’ve had fire damage you’ll always run into more molten cables etc.

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.

Are there brake lights on my 88 Chevy pick up?

Turn signal and brake lights do not work on my 88 Chevy pick up hazard lights do work it one time there was a fire in the Dashboard melted the wires . I need information on what color the wires are for their turn signals and brake lights and where they are located

Some wiring system issues are more complex, however: open circuits, short circuits, erosion, repeated blowing fuses, or hot smells from wires or melting plastic. These are obviously serious and can put your truck out of commission, possibly for good.

What was the problem with my 1994 GMC Sierra?

My 94 gmc sierra k1500 speedometer was acting up,brake light came on and it wouldnt shift into 3rd or od without slipping out of gear. Changed speedo sensor and cured all problems. 6 people found this helpful.

How to fix a GMC Sierra 1500 transmission?

Yes that’s has happen to two of my 93 Chevy Silverado 4×4 , 1 and 2 fine then free wheel in overdrive. Just change 1-2 – 3-4 solenoids first and if that doesn’t work change the computer per Ebay it’s the cheapest. Hope this helps JJD 36 people found this helpful. My buddy changed his distributor and cured the tranny problems.

What to do if your 94 Chevy wont engage?

Pull the Accuator out tape 2 lug nuts to the end of the plunger and screw it back in.You will be locked in .I did this to my 92 1500 many years ago and just last night I did it to my friend 94 1500.It will get you out of a jamb untill you can get a new accuator or just leave it that way it won`t hurt a thing,trust me this works.

Why does my Chevy k1500 4WD not engage?

As far as i know just replacing the axle shouldnt effect if it goes in 4×4. If it will not even go into low range sounds like a transfer case problem to me.

Why does my GMC Sierra 1500 not work?

While there are a variety of reasons your GMC Sierra 1500 air conditioning won’t work, the most common 3 are a refrigerant leak, an electrical climate control issue, or a problem with the air conditioning compressor. What will be the outcome of an air conditioning system diagnosis?

What are the parts for a GMC Sierra 1500?

At Advance Auto, we’ve got you covered when it comes to getting your GMC Sierra 1500 in tip top condition. We’ve got over 8,822 GMC Sierra 1500 parts to choose from in popular categories like Electronics & Navigation, Tools, Fluids & Garage and Accessories, Body & Wipers parts.

Are there any electrical problems with my Silverado?

I have a 2007 4.3 V6 new body style silverado. It does what I call ‘glitching’. The lights for airbag, check engine, tire pressure, etc will flash on and off. The gaug Ok so I’m fed up with the issue on the electrical problems with the New Silverado/Sierra’s. Over the past year, everybody has probably glanced over my posts with the problems…

Is the GMC Sierra 1500 in Tip Top condition?

Make an informed decision about every component you add to your Sierra 1500. At Advance Auto, we’ve got you covered when it comes to getting your GMC Sierra 1500 in tip top condition.

What do you need to know about a 1988 k1500?

You require accurate information to find and fix the fault right away. Use our 1988 K1500 wiring diagram and other schematics as guides while you’re troubleshooting the problem or determining what you need to buy. And best of all, you’re already in the right place to find the electrical components to complete the job.

What are the most common electrical system problems?

Typical electrical problems include bad batteries, alternators, and starters, along with blown fuses and bad battery cables. Some wiring system issues are more complex, however: open circuits, short circuits, erosion, repeated blowing fuses, or hot smells from wires or melting plastic.

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What should I do if my Chevy Silverado key fob does not work?

It is recommended following the order outlined below. Check your batteries. Open the key fob, and gently clean all of the points using a clean microfiber cloth or lint-free cloth. Do not use water or a liquid cleanser. Wipe away any moisture that you see around the rubber buttons or hidden inside of the grooves.

What to do if your key fob does not work?

Open the key fob, and gently clean all of the points using a clean microfiber cloth or lint-free cloth. Do not use water or a liquid cleanser. Wipe away any moisture that you see around the rubber buttons or hidden inside of the grooves. Check that all of the points are making proper contact.

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