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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Question: Truck cranks up, but it won't start.

 

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epagaduan, V6, Columbus, GA, January 04, 2009, 05:11
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While driving, the engine just died out. Tried restarting and it cranks up, but it won't start.

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    hemicuda January 05, 2009, 09:40
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    Sounds like the fuel pump failed, have a mechanic hook up a computer scanner and see what codes are present. The code will tell you what failed.

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    Andy Y January 05, 2009, 09:55
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    A defective fuel pump will rarely set any trouble codes but is a likely culprit for crank-no start conditions. You'll need to check fuel pressure. Try to listen for the fuel pump when you first key on (it will automatically shut off after a couple seconds). Also look for any blown fuses.

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    Visitor, April 26, 2010, 17:52

    Had this happen two times. It was a hairline crack in the distributer both times, change it!

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