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2003 GMC Pickup died while driving on highway.

Lights work, battery OK (tried jump starting with no results), but won't turn over when key turned----just clicks. Was low on gas but adding gas did not solve the problem.

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  • 1stsgtbang Jan 22, 2009

    while either driving or idling engine dies without warning. Unable to start for several minutes. No spark at first, after a few minutes I get spark and engine starts as if nothing happened. Engine runs fine after it starts, it has happened several time about once a week every 6-8 days like almost clock work. Replaced battery, alternator, starter, ignition coil, distributor cap/rotor, plugs and wires and checked electrical wiring. Still continues. Engine dies without warning, no engine light or warning. Unable to restart. Even when jumped. Fuel okay, good spray pattern, no backfire or hesitation noticed

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    I get a vibration / noise when making turns. I just drove 900+ miles on a trip and noticed problems when turning into gas stations and today while turning into a parking garage. It feels like the vehicles is starting to jump when making sharper turns and seems to be losing power. No issues while driving on the highway.

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Sounds like your battery is shorted out, you need to replace the battery. If it is shorted, it will not start because the computer is not getting the right voltage.

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