What kind of problems does a 1993 Jimmy have?

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What kind of problems does a 1993 Jimmy have?

I have a 1993 Jimmy. It has been having starting issues. We have heard everything from the fuel injectors needs to be cleaned to replacing the water pump. We have replaced the computer twice, the second time the garage replaced it free. But now it does not start but turns over.

What kind of car is GMC Jimmy Diamond?

My wife’s 2001 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition has almost 200,000 miles on it. We’re trying to figure out why it has a starting problem. We know that it is not the battery or charging system. She has full electrical power when she inserts either of the two car keys but when we turn the key we get nothing. No clicking, nothing at all.

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.

Why does my car not start when I Turn on the ignition?

If you turned the ignition key, nothing. It wasn’t related to cold, warmed up, etc. If you held the key to on, eventually the car started. Sometimes it would be 30 seconds, then boom it started fine. We replaced the starter. It is very cramped. Zero access from above. Had to tilt starter up to access battery and ignition wires.

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 are the symptoms of a failing Vortec distributor?

Symptoms of Failing Vortec Distributor 1 Engine misfires 2 P0300 to P0306 engine codes (for misfire) 3 Engine is slow to start, or not starting 4 Poor idling, acceleration, etc. (usually caused by misfires)

I have a 1993 Jimmy. It has been having starting issues. We have heard everything from the fuel injectors needs to be cleaned to replacing the water pump. We have replaced the computer twice, the second time the garage replaced it free. But now it does not start but turns over.

What causes a GMC Jimmy 4.3 engine to die?

Gmc jimmy 4.3 will sometimes die while driving in highway when i let off the accelorater pedal. my 95 blazer when coming to a stop and braking it idles high and rough sounding and it sputters and will clink and clank as stoppung and almost dies no engine light on what could be causing this. Your engine may have a vacuum leak.

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 difference between no start and no crank?

It’s important to know that a no crank and a no start condition are not the same thing since this article only concentrates on testing a no start condition. In layman’s terms, a No Start Condition means that your vehicle’s starter motor is cranking the engine but the engine is not starting.

What happens when the ICM fails on a GM car?

Generally, when the ICM or the ignition coil fails, your GM car or truck will Crank but NOT START. Specifically, the ignition coil will not spark.

What was the ignition module for a 1996 GMC c2500?

1996 GMC C1500, C2500, C3500 Pick Up. 1996 GMC K1500, K2500, K3500 Pick Up. All of the information you need to diagnose a misfire or a no-start problem (caused by the ignition coil, the ignition module, or the crankshaft position sensor).

How does the crankshaft position sensor work on a GM car?

The crankshaft position (CKP) sensor starts to create its Crank Signal, which it sends to the PCM. The crankshaft position sensor is a Hall Effect type sensor and produces a digital (On/Off) signal that can be seen with an LED or an oscilloscope.

Why does my GMC Jimmy not go into gear?

MY JIMMY WILL GO INTO GEAR WHEN I FIRST START IT UP, BUT WHEN IT WARMS UP I GOT NOTHING. SO COULD IT BE THE TRANSFER CASE OR THE TRANS. ANY HELP WOULD BE THANKFUL.

Why is the ABS light not working on my GMC Jimmy?

The ABS light stays on,the engine light stay on, the speedo doesn’t work, and it doesn’t shift into 3rd, only 1st and 2nd. At first it would only stay in 1st, i topped up to oil and then it went into 2nd.

What kind of transmission does a 1997 GMC Jimmy have?

Mine is a 1997 Jimmy 4×4. When it is cold outside, the transmission shift hard from 1-2 and takes quite awhile (as well as a low speed) to shift from 2-3-4. The RPM needle shakes violently back and forth thus preventing the vehicle to obtain speed. The vehicle WILL shift eventually, but this make going up a slight hill very slow and time consuming.

What happens when the turn signal switch fails?

Test Summary. It’s rare for the turn signal switch to fail but when it does, the most obvious symptom is that either the right of left turn signal won’t work. Since all of the Front Right, Rear Right, Front Left, and Rear Left circuits (inside the turn signal switch itself) are all separate… you might see one or two of the following:

How to replace turn signal wiper stalk and Cruise switch?

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What’s the name of the GMC mid size SUV?

The Acadia mid-size SUV is engineered to help handle life’s demands with confidence, capability and style. With available seating for up to seven, Acadia easily adapts to also offer maximum cargo capacity.† If you’re looking for an SUV with a bold presence, the Acadia AT4 is here and ready to make its statement.

How big does a GMC Canyon Short Bed need to be?

The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. 7,600-lb rating requires a properly equipped Canyon AT4 Crew Cab short bed model with cloth seating, available Duramax 2.8L I4 Diesel engine and Trailering Package.

What to do if you smell gas in the engine compartment?

1. Do you smell gas in the engine compartment or on the oil dip stick – that could be a leaking CPI and lines (nut kit) under the upper intake so search that. 2. Test the fuel pressure at the fuel rail as I have posted many times. 3.

What are the symptoms of a bad intake manifold gasket?

Symptoms of a Bad Intake Manifold Gasket – Chevy 4.3L 1 Engine misfires 2 Sluggish acceleration, lack of power 3 Lean or rich air to fuel ratios 4 Engine overheating 5 Low coolant light illuminating 6 Leaking coolant / dripping onto garage floor More …

Are there any problems with the Chevy 4.3 Vortec engine?

The 4.3 Vortec engines made from 1996-2002 (L35 and LF6) have been reported to have engine knock problems. In a properly functioning engine, fuel burns in even pockets instead of all at once. The pockets burn in even timing, in sync with engine cycles. Engine knock occurs when the fuel burns unevenly and out of sync with the engine cycles.

1. Do you smell gas in the engine compartment or on the oil dip stick – that could be a leaking CPI and lines (nut kit) under the upper intake so search that. 2. Test the fuel pressure at the fuel rail as I have posted many times. 3.

Symptoms of a Bad Intake Manifold Gasket – Chevy 4.3L 1 Engine misfires 2 Sluggish acceleration, lack of power 3 Lean or rich air to fuel ratios 4 Engine overheating 5 Low coolant light illuminating 6 Leaking coolant / dripping onto garage floor More

Why is my Chevy Vortec 4300 V6 leaking fuel?

In the L35 and LF6 engines, the spider injectors are known to leak at the pressure regulator and at the supply and return lines due to a design fault. Outside of leaking fuel onto the exterior of the engine itself, it can cause excess fuel to get sucked into the engine.

How old is the GMC Jimmy Sierra Classic?

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What kind of engine does a GMC Jimmy have?

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How much does a GMC Jimmy classic cost?

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What kind of car is a 1984 GMC Jimmy?

This 1984 GMC Jimmy is the full-size 4×4 that has everything you want. That means a cool/custom style, a sharp-looking A/C interior, and plenty of big block power to go with its tall off-road prowe…

Is the 1972 GMC Jimmy a classic car?

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How can I tell if my idle control valve is working?

To check if an idle control valve is working properly, start by turning on your engine and letting it run for a minute or 2. Then, when it’s at an idling speed, take note of the RPMs in your car. Next, turn the engine off and disconnect the idle control motor under your hood.

What happens when the idle control motor is disconnected?

With the Idle Control Motor disconnected, get back into the vehicle and start the engine again. The engine should still start and run without any issue despite the idle control motor being disconnected. Be sure to tuck the wiring you disconnected up in the engine bay so it doesn’t get caught in any moving parts.

When to replace idle control motor in Ford?

Fords are designed to operate with the resistance in the solenoid in a range between 7.0 to 13.0 ohms. If the resistance is outside that range, the idle control motor needs to be replaced.

Why does my starter turn over with the key?

If it turns over with the key, the switch is either bad or wired incorrectly. Solution #6: Confirm that you purchased a starter designed to work with your engine’s compression ratio. Engines with 11:1 or higher compression generally require a high-torque, gear-reduction starter. Otherwise, the engine will turn over slowly.

How does the starter work on a GMC Sierra?

The starter in your GMC Sierra is dependent on three pieces of equipment. First, the ignition switch sends electrical current from the battery to the starter solenoid. The solenoid then forces the gear in the starter housing to engage the engine. When the starter motor turns on and spins the gear, the engine roars to life.

How does a car starter work and how long does it last?

The starter motor then turns the gear, which turns the flywheel. When combined with spark, air and fuel, the engine cranks. Your car’s starter motor is used only when you crank the engine. In theory, it’s possible that your original starter will last for most of the vehicle’s life, but there’s really no set lifespan.

What should the fuel pressure be in a Delco?

Check the fuel pressure #1 – 60 psi to start (53 running) and if you did not use a Delco you may have a few problems with pickup and seals. Next is the the state of the last tuneup – plugs, cap/rotor/wires. More details needed.

What should idle speed be on Chevy Blazer?

My first test would be with a vacume gauge. If the vacume is good it should hold between 25 and 29 at idle. May be a little low cause of the rough idle, but what your looking for Is for it to drop slowly to well below specs. This checks the catalyst converter it could be clogged.

Why is my fuel injection system plugged in?

The electric fuel pump installed for a fuel injection system will draw considerable more volume of fuel from your tank than your old system did. If there are any contaminants in the tank this many times will plug up or greatly restrict the flow of fuel to the system causing many issues. Step by Step Troubleshooting guide.

What to do if your GM pick up has no start?

One of the most overlooked areas, when testing a hard to diagnose no-start, is the mechanical condition of your 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L GM pick up, van or SUV. Checking the engine mechanical condition means an engine compression test.

Can a GM car still start with a misfire?

If you have one or just two readings that are under 90 PSI your GM vehicle will still start and run, albeit with a misfire condition. I’ve written a ‘How To Do a Compression Test’ article that you may find useful.

What do I need to troubleshoot GM 4.3L?

Here are some of the basic tools you’ll need: Fuel pressure gauge. Spark tester. Compression gauge. Multimeter. You can find a complete list of tutorials here: GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7 Index Of Articles. Below, is a sample of articles you’ll find in this index of articles:

Why does my 1995 Jimmy car not start?

Last spring my fuel lines sprung a leak on a 1995 Jimmy. The Jimmy was running at the time. So I waited till October to replace them. After replacing them the Jimmy wouldn’t start. It turned over really good though.

What does the fuel smell like in a GMC Sierra 1500?

If so pull the air filter off and sniff the throttle body for a fuel smell. If the diaphragm has ruptured it will literally be like putting a hose with fuel into the intake and running it full.

What to do if your GMC Sonoma dies?

The module plug at the key assy, remove plug and clean contacts, that should do it. In the mean while try this, turn key to run, shift into neutral, then start, might work. I have a gmc sonoma that i will be driving and then all of a sudden will jerk and sputter and at times will die.

Why does my GMC S15 stall after dying?

After it dies, it is very hard to restart unless it is left alone and cools a bit. If the IAC is unplugged, the engine will run at high idle fine. When plugged back in, the correct idle resumes and it may run a few seconds or a minute before it dies. I am getting fuel to the injectors. Any ideas on what is wrong?

The module plug at the key assy, remove plug and clean contacts, that should do it. In the mean while try this, turn key to run, shift into neutral, then start, might work. I have a gmc sonoma that i will be driving and then all of a sudden will jerk and sputter and at times will die.

Why does my Sonoma S15 stall and die?

I have a 98 sonoma ( 4 cyl.) that runs great and strong going down the road but when I stop and start to take off it bogs down and dies, It will start back up in 5 to 10 mins. and will run good for several days and then it will die again . I have been told that it is the 3rd cycl.

What causes a car to not start with no spark?

Without spark, the engine will Crank but Not Start. The ignition system of the GM vehicles covered by this article use a distributor type system. In my experience, the most common component failures, of the ignition system that cause a No Start No Spark Condition are: Distributor cap. Crank sensor.

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.

Why does my GM 4.3L engine not start?

No Start Condition Basics There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start, it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

Why is my motorcycle ( engine ) misfiring?

There is a problem with the ignition system, causing a weak spark. The fix: If your vehicle has them, check and replace distributor cap, rotor, ignition wires, and spark plugs. Otherwise, have the coil packs looked at. There may be a fault in the computerized engine control system. Check engine control systems with a scan tool.

Without spark, the engine will Crank but Not Start. The ignition system of the GM vehicles covered by this article use a distributor type system. In my experience, the most common component failures, of the ignition system that cause a No Start No Spark Condition are: Distributor cap. Crank sensor.

Why does my spark plug wire keep jumping?

Attach the test light to a good engine ground. With the engine running, move the test light along the length of each spark plug wire. If a spark jumps from a plug wire to the test light at any point, this is an indication that the insulation has broken down, and the spark plug wire should be replaced.