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We have a 1996 gmc jimmy sometimes it starts and sometimes it dont i cleand the battery cables and made sure they were tite but it still does it WHY

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  • nch272 Feb 24, 2009

    everything works but the motor does nothing

  • gregmartinav Mar 01, 2009

    My wifes 96 jimmy doesnt stsrt when cold. I have been told the coolant sensor was bad .WRONG. now im beeing told the fuel pump . And i have also heard the pump relay .Personaly i think there all junk maybe thats why they need a bail out .At 5300. miles i put lower ball joints on it .called the dealer no recall we have one on the uppers . and getting on line going to .Repair pal threr is all kinds of problems with these vehicles. intake gaskets ,fuel pumppulsaters,heaters not working,wiper moters not working ,02 sensor cables .BUT THEY PUT NO RECALLS MAKE YA WONDER DONT IT ?????????????????

  • nch272 Mar 13, 2009

    had a bad spot on armmuture in starter

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    Not the cables the engine turns over fine it starts like a deisel when cold. cycle it a couple times fires up and its good for the day. let it sit over night cycle somemore to get it to start

  • Bruce Bracey
    Bruce Bracey May 11, 2010

    Good start, when the engine doesnt start, are all the indicators coming on in the dash cluster and do you have head lights working?

    Let me know.

    REgards,

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It may be that the cables are bad on the inside and need to be replaced. remove the battery cables off of the battery and cut the insalation away closeit to the claps. if there is corotion on the wire it self you need to replace the wire

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