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Jimmy won't start

Starter turns over
Ignitions light don't come on like normal
Fuses checked OK
No Spark
I suspect ECM

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This one happened to me. I have a 96 Blazer and had to replace the ignition switch.

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We have the same problem with our 97 Jimmy, The radio and blower worked but none of the dash lights would come on. Had one repair shop look at it and they could not figure it out. Just bought it on Dec. 31st. 2008 and 2wks later it started happening. Took back to the dealer and they didn't think that it was the ignition switch, recommended another repair shop and they only had it for about an hour and called and said that it was the ignition switch. We ran a jumper wire from a hot link in the fuse box too the motor fuse, both on the top side and all the lights on the dash came on and it started right up. Hope that this helps.

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