I have 1997 chevy pickup with a vortec 350. The PRNDL light (red light) is off and the RPM gauge quit and the transmission starts in high gear. what would cause that

Marco Grimmett
0

Asked by Marco Sep 25, 2012 at 08:45 PM about the 1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab Sportside 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

Andrew Olsen
8,755

sounds like fun, have someone with a scanner check out what the sensor outputs are. I would check if it registers a RPM and vehicle speed. Your trans is electronically controlled. Uses inputs from TPS, RPM, and Vehicle speed. Not to mention the gear selector. Maybe the Trans computer kicked the bucked. Definatly something electrical.

Andrew Olsen
8,755

After thought, check any fuse related to trans, instrument panel, PCM/ECU, and gauges

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Marco Grimmett
0

ok thank you very much

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • No low end power 26 answers

    I have a '97 k1500 with a 350 and 4l60e automatic. Assuming all things are OK with the truck, would a bad fuel pressure regulator cause it to have no power at low rpm's? It always bogs under acceler...

    1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1998 Chevy Silverado 305 350 swap cranks but won't start. 27 answers

    I've replaced distributor cap, distributor coil ignition module . It just isn't getting any spark from the plugs I took screwdriver and placed in the plugs and grounded it with engine and turned t...

    1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 8-ft. Bed 2WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 96 Chevy C1500 5.7L Vortec Truck won't start, Replaced Fuel Pump, Filter & Has Spark. 32 answers

    Hey everyone, I have a 1996 Chevy C1500 with a 5.7L Vortec, I got the truck recently and was told it just needed a Fuel pump, I replaced the Fuel pump, and the Filter, also the pump turns on and there...

    Chevrolet C/K 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 92 Chevy k1500 problems!!! 12 answers

    I have a 92 Chevy that won't take off or peel out after being stoped at a stop sign and plus it won't go up a hill like it should, I have to floor it and when I do that it only goes about 20 to 35...

    1992 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 Chevy Cavalier- Trac Off and Check Engine light are on and the car is shifting hard. 9 answers

    I have a 2002 Chevy Cavalier that just hit 102 thousand miles and all of a sudden the engine started running at very high RPM's and the transmission is shifting really hard, the speedometer is not w...

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

C/K 1500
Looking for a Used C/K 1500 in your area?
CarGurus has 769 nationwide C/K 1500 listings starting at $3,000.
ZIP:

Search Chevrolet C/K 1500 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,560
#2 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 1,090
#3 Jamie Groeneweg
Jamie Groeneweg
Reputation 530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500"
827 Great Deals out of 55,908 listings starting at $995
Used Ford F-150"
2,375 Great Deals out of 103,080 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500"
241 listings starting at $5,900
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 1500"
612 Great Deals out of 11,249 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
767 Great Deals out of 24,523 listings starting at $1,955
Used Toyota Tacoma"
670 Great Deals out of 25,476 listings starting at $1,895
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
510 Great Deals out of 35,206 listings starting at $1,595
Used Chevrolet S-10"
39 Great Deals out of 1,601 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500"
225 listings starting at $4,200