2001 Chevy Silverado 1500 not getting fire to plugs

Asked by Nov 28, 2016 at 12:11 AM about the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It will turn over but will not start seems
to not be getting any fire what can I do
to fix this problem

1 Answer

9,335

Start by checking battery voltage, should be 12.4 minimum, spray some quick start in the throttle body and see if starts, if it does, it's a fuel issue. Check fuel pressure. If not, check spark on spark plugs. If you got fuel pressure and spark, check compression, it might've jumped time. If everything checks out good, check the catalytic converter. Are you getting any engine codes. If it starts with quick start and fuel pressure is good, replace crankshaft sensor

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