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1997 GMC Jimmy sometimes will not start

The Jimmy will not start at times. The lights, radio and accessories all work, but when I turn the key there is nothing. Battery is good. starter and neutral switch were replaced. The truck will start fine all week and then surprise you with this problem. Could it be a bad ignition switch? I kept turning the ignition switch and was finally able to start the truck. Other times there is no such luck. Does a bad switch act like this? If you think it is the problem, any instruction on replacing it? Thank You

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  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    new battery, started no problem 10 mins later wouldnt start we think its the starter but not sure where the starter is located

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I had a similar problem several years ago on my 97 Jimmy. There is a switch in the steering column that had gone bad, had to be replaced and no problem since. The symptons sounded just like yours. My trusted mechanic found the problem after a lot of testing and fixed it.

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These trucks may have a starting relay in an underbonnet fuse box ,it may be burnt

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