96 chevy 1500 z71 won't start

Asked by Mar 14, 2017 at 09:56 AM about the 1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Extended Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I got a 96 chevy we had to change the wirring
harness and computer on and now it won't fire we
got all the grounds right changed crank sensor
distributor the cap and the rotor button also and
changed the coil 3 different times we are getting fire
to the coil and to the distributor but it's not putting
not out of the distributor or the coil

5 Answers

75,515

Could be the ignition control module. If you take it out and take it to an auto parts store, they can test to see if it is good.

We have put I put like 2 more different ones off of other trucks that only had trans problems but it still won't start also my buddy that's working on it said the could get it to shoot a little fire out of the coil when they was testin on the fuse box with a test light but couldn't get it to continue to fire

75,515

The crankshaft sensor is the next most common thing to look at.

Done put one of them in to

75,515

If the coil and the ignition control module are good, and you are getting power to the coil, then something would not be breaking the circuit, which leaves the camshaft sensor. And also try to turn the rotor checking to see if the distributor gear is still locked in. The rotor should not turn by hand.

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