what would cause the fuel pump not to turn on at first and no spark im not even getting a voltage at the coil


Asked by Dec 22, 2014 at 03:33 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

no spark and the fuel pump doent turn on at first. tested the pump it works even with the bypass wire. new dist., new oil pressure switch

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350 5.7 and it does turn over

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Did you check the fuse panel for ignition fuse

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Sounds like a computer problem. Check the fuses like Archie said. Does the check engine or service engine soon light come on while cranking? If not, it's definitely a fuse or computer problem. HTH. -Jim


no the check engine light does not come on and checked the fuses all are good. I am not getting 12 volts at the coil shouldnt i get that even if the computer is bad


Under the dash there's probably a fuse. All by itself. That's the ignition fuse. See if you can find it. Since you have power at the coil, what about a bad ground? Have you checked for that? The check engine light should come on with the ignition on and the engine not running. HTH. -Jim

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