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2006 colorado intermittently fails to start. It

2006 colorado intermittently fails to start. It cranks but won't start. The local chevy garage can't find any fault codes. It starts for him

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  • stephenbogac May 11, 2010

    My 2006 Colorado also is having trouble starting and I had to have it towed. Was told it was an electrical problem and the system had to be replaced. Is this the right conclusion?

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Clean all the electrical connections you can get to under the hood with automotive electronics cleaner,dry with compressed air and pack each connector with di-electric grease.

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