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2005 colorado , turns over dosent start

About once a week my colorado , get in it to start it , turns over wont start, sets about 10-15mins fires right up ? any info? thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Sometimes I can crank it and drive a short distance, then turn the engine off and it will not re-crank. My truck also does this once a week or so.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    it dosent seem to be getting gas tirns over fine but diesnt fire

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    engine turns over but will not fire

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    I go out on a cold morning and it wont start but go back in 2 hours and it will it has done it 3 time in the past 4 weeks

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    Colorado went into reduce power mode and now wont start went you try to start it it just sounds slapping in the motor


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This happened on my 06, the first two times i brought it in they said nothing was wrong with it. Well, it kept happening and i noticed that when it did this that the security system light on the dash would blink. 15 mins later i could retry it and it would or wouldnt start right up. Went to the dealership and they had to replace the ignition because it kept engaging the vehicle engine immobilizer.

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If it is a diesel engine and if it is cold climates I could see this being easy to diagnose (plug the truck up or let your plugs warm for a bit in the morning) but if it is a gas powered engine then it sounds like either a loose wire or maybe the air filter is starting to get so nasty that it doesn't want to run??? Hope that will at least give you one more thing to check...


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