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2000 Silverado 2500 will not start

I have a Chevy pick-up that suddenly will not start. I have power to all the accessories and the voltage meter indicates11-12 volts. The battery showed good water levels. When I tried to jump the truck I got the same reaction. Nothing attempts to start.

Both the 40 and 50 amp fuses are good. It was dark last night so I wasn't able to check if a fuse-able link might have gone out. The truck started fine just a couple hours earlier when I moved it and gave no indication that it had any issues. Thank you for your help.

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  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    i have a2000 chevy v-6 get gas and fire turns over good fuel psi but will not start

  • badwrench63 Dec 10, 2008

    has fire and fuel ,new ignition module,rolls over good, voltage is good,will not start. 2000 chevy p/u with 4.3 v-6 Plugged converter? 1500

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    2000 chev pickup 2500. before today it would start and die immediatly. I found a possible problem where the fuel pump wasnt quite sealed in tank. I repaired that one, changed fuel filter, put in good gas, checked firing order, Now it doesnt start at all, barely fires, the entire time turning over resposively. what the heck is it?

  • propunchandp Dec 13, 2008

    Having same problem. Truck turns over responsively, would start then die immediately. That was before I went through the fuel tank, replaced filter, replaced old gas with new premium gas, etc... Now the truck wont start at all. Barely fires. What is the deal. All fused check out and I am now at a stand still. Can someone help me??

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    fier orde

  • mark_stahl20 Feb 23, 2009

    Ok truck has 117k I have to crank it 3 or 4 times before it starts it gets fuel and I have changed the inline fuel filter...new plugs maybe? It gives a little jolt before it starts.Just dont get it?

  • s60six May 11, 2010

    does it crank or do you get nothing at all when you turn the key?

  • Terry Janzen May 11, 2010

    Do you have any spark at the plugs?

  • Glenn Snow May 11, 2010

    When you cleaned the fuel tank, did you replace the inline filter between the tank and the carburetor/throtle body?

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Can you hear the fuel pump running just before you try to start? Turn the key to the Acc. position (just before starting) and listen for the pump. It should run for 1 - 2 seconds.

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Check your battery voltage with a hand-held volt meter...dash gauges can be a bit inaccurate. You should have no less than 12volts there. Voltage should be the same at the main starter terminal and at the trigger wire terminal with key turned to "start". At battery, you can also load test battery or checkstarter draw. If when turned to start, battery voltage drops to below 9.5v, but returns to original voltage with key off, starter draw is too high. If volts drop and do not return quickly, battery is no good.
No test is valid if the battery is low or terminals are not clean.

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