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Why is the starter on my Silverado not working?

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Why is the starter on my Silverado not working?

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

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

99 Chrysler Concorde, new starter manufactured by Chrysler, Autozone tested the battery and said it had 73% health and was fully charged. What is the reason why my car won’t start?

Can you start a truck that wont start?

Yes I did with my sons truck. Three months after he replaced his battery this happened. He called me from some local parking lot stating the truck wont start. I got there, opened the hood, twisted the battery cable and it started right up.

What’s the name of the car that won’t start?

99 Chrysler Concorde, new starter manufactured by Chrysler, Autozone tested the battery and said it had 73% health and was fully charged. What is the reason why my car won’t start? To expand on @Draw3D’s answer:

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.

Can a Chevy Truck turn over but not start?

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

What does the 4×4 do not engage on a 1990 Chevy pick up?

Re: The 4×4 do not engage on my 1990 chevy pick up what… On the full size, the front actuator is electric, not vacuum. When in 4wd mode, a switch on top of the transfer case conducts 12 volts out to the actuator. Wire #50 (brown) is the 12v feed, and it conducts to the light blue wire (#900) to the actuator.

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

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

Where is the starter relay on a Silverado?

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

How can I tell if my Silverado is intermittent?

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

How does the IGN switch work on a Silverado?

When you turn the key, the IGN switch acts as a signaling device. It receives a 5-volt reference signal from the body control module (BCM). When you turn the key to the START position, the IGN switch contacts close and the BCM seen the 5 volt signal as a START REQUEST.

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

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

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

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

Why is my Silverado starter not connecting to my computer?

Might have something to do with sensors or solenoids that send the signal to whatever engergizes the starter. Smart technology makes for difficult diagnosis without proper testing equipment. Possibly a bad connection somewhere in the column. I would suspect the exciter ring / smart key connections. Aftermarket is never as reliable as OEM.

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

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

When did I Buy my 2000 Chevy Express?

Purchased on 04/04/02 and owned in AK until 06/08/21. Driven an estimated 7,597 miles/year.

When was last serviced Chevy Express in San Leandro?

Last serviced at 86,790 miles in San Leandro, CA on 11/19/19 • Vehicle serviced • Engine oil/fluid leak checked • Tire condition and pressure checked. No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. Number of owners unknown.

Is there a problem with my Chevy Silverado?

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

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).

Why does my Chevy Silverado have no lights?

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

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

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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.

Why are the cranks on my 2006 Chevy Silverado not working?

SOLVED: 2006 chevy silverado cranks but wont start. – Fixya 2006 chevy silverado cranks but wont start. Towed to repair shop. Diagnostics said it was electrical. Replaced a #7 20 amp fuse. Kept at shop for 3 days. Started ok.

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

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

How to get a Chevy GMC starter replacement?

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Can a bad solenoid be a sign of a bad starter?

Intermittent operation can be a sign of a failing starter solenoid. Other issues that present like a bad solenoid. Problems that might cause your car to act like it has a bad starter solenoid can include: Bad battery – If the battery voltage is low it will be unable to provide enough power to start your engine.

Why does my Silverado start with a jump?

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!!!! You need to load test battery to begin with. If it will start with a jump it is most likely the battery. Not sure I follow everything there but first if you jump it off then the solenoid has to be working. You could have a bad connection to the battery post itself or a bad or weak battery.

What to do if your car starter won’t start?

Watch the security telltale, after about 10 mins, it will turn OFF. Turn OFF the ignition, and wait 5 seconds. Repeat steps 1 through 4 two more times for a total of 3 cycles/30 minutes. You must turn the ignition OFF 30 seconds before attempting to start the vehicle.

What to do if your starter won’t start?

Clean all connections both at the starter and the battery to ensure there is no bad connection. You can often locate bad connections by feeling on the cable connection; it will create a lot of heat if there is a bad connection. You can identify the flywheel as the large wheel that is located between the engine and transmission.

What are the symptoms of a bad starter?

Noises coming from the starter and the vehicle itself not starting are the most common symptoms of a bad starter in your Silverado. 1. Noises Your ears are the best diagnostic tool that you have.

When to check shift cable on Chevy Silverado?

If you find that you are having issues shifting into gear or removing your key from the ignition then you should inspect your shift cable for any signs of wear or damage.

Why is the clicking on my Chevy Tahoe not working?

The clicking is usually a solenoid (when battery voltage is strong enough, it holds the solenoid down to supply starter with full voltage.) So, Battery may be old, or damaged or out of water, it needs to be checked with a hydrometer or battery tester (each individual cell).

How to fix clicking noise with AC on behind glove compartment?

86 people found this helpful. bad relay,drop glove box down,you will see the clips on both sides on it they rubber,easy to drop,turn ac on feel the relays to find clicking one,replace.is a dealer only part,all relays are.go to salvage yard ,get one. 114 people found this helpful.

What to do if your GM charger is not working?

If you have GM charging system problems, you must first understand how they work. Plus, you must use a scan tool to determine the root cause. Otherwise you’ll be replacing parts unnecessarily. The new GM charging system is actually called the electrical power management system.

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.

Why does my Silverado Sierra not start up?

You could have a bad connection to the battery post itself or a bad or weak battery. Have you fully charged the battery on a charger overnight or several hours. Have someone crankcase it while you check the voltage with a meter.

What kind of pulling power does an Allison 8.1L have?

TM has little to do with pulling power, mostly for the transmission shifting and smoothness. In defense of the 8.1L, it is a decent long life engine that gave reasonable pulling power for Suburbans and pickups in the gasser class. Mine had the famous CSK and oil consumption even though it was pampered from the beginning.

What’s the mileage on an Allison 8.1 diesel?

If it run the motor at a lower RPM than the 4L80 does in 4th gear then its even farther out of the TQ curve. Mine runs about 2200 RPM at 75 MPH. When it kicks down a gear and jumps to 3000 RPM it pulls like a pig. If the ally would put it down at 1800 RPM it would shift even more and likely get worse mileage.

When do I need to replace my solenoid starter?

When this is the case, it may be necessary to replace the entire starter when the solenoid goes bad. Sometimes the starter itself is the problem. Electrical issues can be annoying and inconvenient. They can also be hazardous and can cause damage.

Can a bad starter relay be a solenoid problem?

Sometimes the starter itself is the problem. Electrical issues can be annoying and inconvenient. They can also be hazardous and can cause damage. If you run into symptoms of a bad starter relay or solenoid with your car, truck, or SUV, make sure to have a trusted technician to diagnose the specific problem.

Where is the starter solenoid located on a car?

Most often, a true starter relay is a small black cube plugged into an electrical fuse/relay box in the engine compartment, whereas a starter solenoid is (in most cases) attached directly to the starter on the engine (although it is sometimes located elsewhere in the engine compartment). Signs of a bad starter solenoid

What kind of starter do I need for a Chevy Silverado?

Our high-quality and reliable starters for Chevy Silverado are just what you need to put your mind at ease while you travel. A Silverado starter motor utilizes a high-amperage 12-volt battery to turn over your ignition, ensuring adequate power when you need to get going.

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Our high-quality and reliable starters for Chevy Silverado are just what you need to put your mind at ease while you travel. A Silverado starter motor utilizes a high-amperage 12-volt battery to turn over your ignition, ensuring adequate power when you need to get going.

Where are the bolt holes on a Chevy starter?

Most blocks come predrilled for use with either starter, which can lead to confusion. If your car is equipped with a 12 3/4-inch flywheel with 153 teeth, the nose cone will have two attachment bolt holes across from each other. These holes will be parallel to the crankshaft.

How does a high torque Chevy starter work?

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

Is it possible to have a bad starter?

It is possible to have a new starter bad right out of the box. The issue of starter engaging when connecting the positive cable goes back to ignition switch or misplaced or wiring problem. 55 people found this helpful. Do you have an alarm or a remote starter???

Why is the starter on my Ford Ranger not working?

Watch to see if the starter spins and the solenoid engages. It is possible to have a new starter bad right out of the box. The issue of starter engaging when connecting the positive cable goes back to ignition switch or misplaced or wiring problem. 55 people found this helpful.

Can a bad solenoid cause a car to not start?

If the starter engages but does not disengage when you let go of the key, the solenoid is likely bad and the starter may suffer significant damage as a result. 6. Sometimes your car starts, sometimes it doesn’t. Intermittent operation can be a sign of a failing starter solenoid. Other issues that present a bad solenoid

How to replace a starter 08-13 Silverado / GMC?

This is how to Replace a Starter 08-13 Silverado/GMC If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the TV’s watch history and influence TV recommendations. To avoid this, cancel and sign in to YouTube on your computer.

When does a Silverado 2500HD won’t start?

Ran like a champ from June to November.. The minute the cold rainy weather came, have now had 5 times the truck completely dead, no start, no click, no fuel pump, Nothing. Couple of times, turn the key, put the truck in drive, back in to park, turn the key off, turn the key back on, truck starts up.

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.

Why does my car say it has a bad starter solenoid?

Problems that might cause your car to act like it has a bad starter solenoid can include: Bad battery – If the battery voltage is low it will be unable to provide enough power to start your engine. Blown fuse – Sometimes the simplest explanation is the best one. A blown fuse in the starter circuit could be the cause of a no-start problem.

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