Why does my Chevy Silverado 1500 not start?

Why does my Chevy Silverado 1500 not start?

Hi! My question is in reference to my 99 Chevy Silverado 1500. It cranks, but won’t start. I checked the obvious (out of gas, etc.) and changed the fuel pump/filter. It still won’t start. Cranks and will 1/2 catch for a second, but then nothing.

What’s the problem with my GMC Sierra truck?

When I turn the key it cranks for about 1/4 second then nothing . None of the gauges or power locks and windows work . The battery is fine . Last night while driving all the gauges quit working and the a/c compressor kicked off , but the truck still ran fine .

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 kind of problem does my Chevy Silverado have?

I have a 92 Silverado 4.3 V6, 5-spd manual trans. Truck will not always start when turning the key, Dash lights and radio fire up but engine does not fire. Most of the time I hear a click and sometimes there is not click at all. If I let the truck sit for 5-15 minutes and try again, it starts right up.

Can a 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 be tested?

The 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 has not been tested. Like what you see? Find the best deal on a GMC Sierra 1500 today. There are for sale near you. Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats.

Why is my Chev k1500 350 Vortec not starting?

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

What kind of rating does GMC Sierra 1500 get?

The Sierra 1500 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.* * This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating. What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

What should I replace on my 1998 Chevy k1500?

Here is what has been replaced to try and stop this misfire: spark plugs, spark plug wires twice, distributor cap twice, rotor, ignition coil, EGR, CTS on intake manifold, coolant temp gauge sender, fuel filter, fuel pump, MAF sensor, oil change.

How can I tell if my Chevy Silverado is starting?

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

What causes a GMC Sierra 1500 to lean?

The only other thing that will cause a lean condition is low fuel pressure. A vacuum leak will be problematic at idle and go away with higher rpms. Low fuel pressure will get much worse at higher rpms. 123 people found this helpful.

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.

Can a Duramax engine crank but won’t start?

Drove home 5 miles. came out several hours later, engine cranks normally but won’t fire. Held throttle down and it started. Had slight surging. Very slight. Drove 5 miles, had dinner, came out, crank but no start. Held throttle down and still no start.

What kind of car is a 2008 GMC Duramax?

Friend is looking to buy a 2008 GMC Duramax 2500 crew, 4×4 auto. Are there any problem areas that he should know about? Thank you for the input is here and there.

When was the last serviced GMC Sierra 2500HD?

Last serviced at 151,699 miles in Rawlins, WY on 08/30/18 • Vehicle serviced • Maintenance inspection completed • Four tires balanced • Four tires mounted. Mileage: 161,845 miles Body Type: Pickup Color: White Engine: 8 Cyl 6.0 L

Is the Duramax 08 DMAX a good car?

Those being the only 2 things but i’d buy one again in a heart beat! From what I’ve heard, the 08 Dmax is pretty damn good, aside from less fuel mileage than the LBZ, but that’s to be expected with the emissions that all of the big 3 have to meet. I just can’t bring myself to embrace the new body style.

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

Let sit for awhile, turn key, won’t start, turn key off, turn key again, starts up and runs great. A week later, same issue. I went to work everything great, went to go home, wouldn’t start. Tried to turn key a few times, won’t start, let sit about 15 min., turned key, started up. Stop to get gas 15 min. later, wouldn’t start. Stranded for 2 hours.

What kind of starter does a GMC Sierra use?

Drove home, 78 miles worth, ran like a champ, no issues. 5.7; TBI 350; 2WD ;A/T; w/AC. Any suggestions? 38 people found this helpful. What about the starter. You would think, if it was the starter, it wouldn’t start after many attempts. It did and then ran perfectly. Need more solutions 35 people found this helpful. Your starter should be good.

What to do if your GMC Yukon Denali won’t start?

48 people found this helpful. I have a 2000 Gmc Yukon denali, 5.7 litter, it cranks but won’t start it does have spark in coil, but No spark in #1 sparplug I put new distributor and new coil new sparplugs, new plug wires,checked out fuses there all good]

Why does my GMC Sierra 1500 not start?

While there are a variety of reasons your GMC Sierra 1500 won’t start, the most common 3 are a dead battery, an alternator problem, or failed starter. How is a no-start diagnosis fixed?

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.

What to do if your truck wont start?

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. If it willl probably drop out. Thanks y’all! oreillys ran a load test today….and turns out it’s not putting out many amps. (Previous battery test was while battery was still on the truck).

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.

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

How much does a Chevy Silverado engine hesitate?

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

Why is my Chevy 4.3 engine still running?

Checking your vehicle’s fluid levels is always a good idea to maintain the overall longevity of the engine. Once you have ruled out all the basics, you can go back to what the Chevy 4.3 engine is known for: bad idle air control valves and throttle control switches.

What to look for in a Chevy 4.3 engine?

Look for corrosion, breaks, exposed wires and loose connections. Considering the Chevy 4.3’s reputation, the broken wires and valves you find are probably related to the IAC and TCS. However, It’s best to double-check your car’s manual to pinpoint exactly what you are looking at.

What’s the problem with my Chevy Silverado 1500?

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

What kind of engine does Chevy Silverado have?

According to a recent GM presentation during the 2021 Work Truck Show, the naturally aspirated 4.3L V6 LV3 gasoline engine and naturally aspirated 5.3L V8 L82 gasoline engine will be dropped from the Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 lineup for the 2022 model year.

What’s the 0 to 60 time on a Chevy Silverado?

Since 0-60 time has been considered the golden standard of cars’ performance, let’s put Silverado 1500 face to face with the rivals by analyzing 0 to 60 mph, 60 to 80 mph and a quarter mile acceleration data.

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.