Why is my 03 chevy silverado hard to start in cold weather

Asked by Jan 06, 2013 at 05:02 AM about the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Define 'hard to start' Does it take forever? Is there a whining? Clicking? other sounds/smells?

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