On my 2000 GMC Sierra, the radio has no power at all

Asked by Aug 01, 2013 at 01:07 PM about the 2000 GMC Sierra 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I used my blinker it would shut completely off, only after I messed with the lock
switches it would turn back on, after replacing the insturment cluster and the stock
radio with another one, now there is no power at all unless I hit the recall button, only
the clock comes on, the fuse under the hood hasn't been blown, I need info asap
please, it is a truck I do deliveries in and driving up to 80 miles a day with no tunes is
killing me. Thanks, Tom

2 Answers

...fishin' out the ole portable D-cell 8-track unit with recordings of the beatles and uriah heep---what you must do is connect to SOLID ground...feels kinda floaty and disconnected...first be sure the 1/0 connection to the frame is solid...wirebrush it is necessary as it Will WELD itself with every use of the startermotor...point of contention for your ECU and now to the dashboard and who knows what else ? the ignition system? get a CEL (check engine light) at all, probably is not ready yet~ yes, if you installed a brand new one this would happen as well....need dependable ground, my friend~

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Thanks, I really appreciate it

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2006 gmc sierra 5.3 no spark 6 answers

    I have a 2006 gmc sierra 1500 with a 5.3 and it won't start due to no spark. Have replaced crank sensor and still no spark. Any suggestions?

    2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1991 gmc sierra 1 answer

    I put a brand new motor in it, New starter and when I turn the key on I get nothing. Check the wiring everything was hooked up correctly, but truck want start and I don't get no sound or nothing ...

    1991 GMC Sierra 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What caused my powering steering to go out after making a U-turn? 2007 GMC Sierra 4 answers

    As I was attempting to make a u-turn when my power steering went out. I thought my truck had turned off because that's exactly what it felt like when I tried to make the turn. I can no longer drive ...

    2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Crew Cab

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does my 1995 gmc Sierra have no Dash lights 3 answers

    was blowing fues right away found out had a after market deck problem rewired it now have tail lights not blowing fuese but no dash lights and power coming out of switch

    1995 GMC Sierra 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1996 gmc sierra 19 answers

    1996 gmc sierra which is an easier job when removing fuel pump, remove cargo box or drop fuel tank

    1996 GMC Sierra 1500

    -

    General

Search GMC Sierra 1500 Questions

GMC Sierra 1500 Experts

#1 dragonflyoffshore
dragonflyoffshore
Reputation 4,850
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 3,420
#3 Glenn Clingenpeel
Glenn Clingenpeel
Reputation 3,020
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,008 Great Deals out of 157,318 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-150
2,421 Great Deals out of 209,614 listings starting at $895
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
124 Great Deals out of 13,693 listings starting at $2,650
Used Dodge Ram 1500
442 Great Deals out of 11,501 listings starting at $1,950
Used Toyota Tundra
556 Great Deals out of 31,670 listings starting at $2,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
552 Great Deals out of 37,019 listings starting at $2,950
Used GMC Yukon
409 Great Deals out of 16,128 listings starting at $2,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
352 Great Deals out of 25,919 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
620 Great Deals out of 27,508 listings starting at $600
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
379 Great Deals out of 46,991 listings starting at $400
Used Chevrolet Camaro
150 Great Deals out of 35,530 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Sierra 2500
3 Great Deals out of 173 listings starting at $2,200
Used GMC Sierra 1500HD
3 Great Deals out of 99 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 GMC Sierra 1500 For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 38,430 listings starting at $21,944
2016 GMC Sierra 1500 For Sale
85 Great Deals out of 3,831 listings starting at $18,810
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 For Sale
131 Great Deals out of 4,044 listings starting at $14,999
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 For Sale
141 Great Deals out of 4,387 listings starting at $14,495
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 2,310 listings starting at $8,096