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What to do if your GMC Sierra stops running?

What to do if your GMC Sierra stops running?

If not I’ve used good safety glasses a rag and a screwdriver to check for pressure. Be careful if the pump is good there will be 40 psi. With the motor off check the pressure, start it and let it run until it dies then check the pressure and shut the key off. If it bleeds off quickley and doesn’t spray your fuel pump is most likely shot.

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.

Why does my Silverado 1500 engine not start?

Restarting the engine from this state may be difficult. The fuel can vaporise due to being heated by the engine, by the local climate or due to a lower boiling point at high altitude. A vapor lock is more likely to develop when the vehicle is in traffic because the under-hood temperature tends to rise.

What kind of car is a GMC Sierra?

I have a 5.7L 1500 GMC Sierra that has lately decided to strand me at random locations throughout my hometown. I get in in the morning, crank, and it goes.

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 did my Chevy Silverado 1500 go off while driving?

I drove it for about 15 minutes. The battery gauge showed 14 volts while driving, so the alternator was good. The headlights went off when I turned the key to the on position with the truck in park. Yesterday they had stayed on.

Why does my Chevy Silverado turn over but not fire?

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

What should I do if my Chevy Silverado is not starting?

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. Start with basics. Compression. Spark. Fuel. Air in and out. Check the compression with a compression gauge.

Why does my car shut off when I turn the key?

The ignition switch is installed behind the ignition lock and get’s turned while you turn the key to start the car. Inside of this switch, small metal plates can build up corrosion and rust. If this happens, one of these plates may lose connection, and the whole ignition will get switched off.

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

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

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

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

What’s the battery gauge on my Chevy Silverado?

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

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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Ruth Doyle