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1994 Chevrolet s-10 pickup won't start.

I know the battery, starter and alternator are good. could this be the computer chip or a short circuit?

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  • rockalance Dec 19, 2008

    The fuel pump is good. It chugs but won't fully turn over, no backfiring. Before it stopped started the accelerator used to give out randomly.

  • rockalance Dec 19, 2008

    The tachometer would drop, and the vehicle would not respond to the accelerator. 15 or so seconds later it would kick back in

  • rockalance Dec 19, 2008

    Cable I think, and now it has stopped starting about 4 days ofter the accelerator episode

  • rockalance Dec 19, 2008

    this is a fuse panel that's NOT the one in the driver side dash?

  • rockalance Dec 19, 2008

    yes the dash lights come on. It's a 4.3L Vortec,

  • Love4santana Jan 07, 2009

    I have a 1994 chevy cheyenne pi[ckup, it is putting when it's on, it will turn over but acts like it wants to shut off, could it be the fuel filter or fuel pump?

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    under the hood there is a fuse panel with some relays on it... find the ones for ignition and fuel .... and perhaps there is one for the throttlebody.... i believe that is what it would have.

    replace them.... cheaper then the computer and that may very well be what it is

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    define give out.... and is it a cable or electronic connection ?

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    that still leaves the fuel system and ignition system to troubleshoot... does the vehicle turn over ok.... any backfiring ?



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If the tach was dropping then the motor was dying not the accelerator. The accelerator cable is a cable so it can not have intermitent problems. There is nu under hood fuse panel or box. The only fuse box is on the drivers side od the dash and the relays are in the glove box behind an access panel and if they are not in the glove box they are hanging on the firewall or inner fender. I do not know what your problem is but i am hoping to clarify some of the previous discussion for you. Now some questions. Are the dash lights coming on when you turn on the key? What motor? If is a 4.3L is it a vortec or throttle body? Give me more info and i will see if i can help. Remember I am not with the vehicle so I do not know what it is doing so the more info the more answers.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

  • mikehumble Dec 27, 2008

    Have you found your problem yet? If not let me know more info and i will try to help more. Sorry i did not get back to you right away but have been busy with christmas.



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