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07 Chevy wont start

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by PlowMan03, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 482

    Just as the title says. I put on a new starter on thinkin it was that since all it does is click everytime I try to start the truck. Check engine light came on, put a code check on it came back with nothing. Checked all the fuses, relays, grounds still the same thing. Its to the point now where I wanna blow it up nd go get a new one lol. Anyone have any ideas what the problem could be?
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Bad cell in battery or a solenoid
  3. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 482

    I also noticed that amp gage was well over 14 when running down the road. Before this is was at 14 when running down the road.
  4. woodchuck2

    woodchuck2 Senior Member
    Messages: 304

    Grab the positive terminal with a glove on and see if it is loose. The GM batteries are noted for the positive terminal to rot off and leak acid.
  5. Mr Lay

    Mr Lay Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    I just had the same problem with my 07. I cleaned each battery post and cable and made sure it had a good connection. Now the truck fires up like a charm. Try that and see if it helps. Sometimes its the most simplest things.
  6. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 482

    The truck has been fixed for a week now, it was the starter that was gone nd there was a short in one of the wires going to the starter. Just glad it didn't cost me anything lol