i put in a new strarter new battery and new altonator turns over but wont start what could be wrong

Asked by Oct 28, 2015 at 08:12 PM about the 1989 GMC Sierra C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed the starter, battery, altonator and new spark plugds and wires and it wont start. it turns over and tries to start but acts like the battery is dead and its not what could be wrong

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Try spraying some starting fluid down the throttle body. If it runs a few seconds on the starting fluid it's a fuel problem. If it won't, check for spark. If you have spark run a compression test. If all cylinders test low or zero it's jumped timing. HTH. -Jim

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