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95 Chevy Silverado.

I have a 95 Chevy Silverado and it will not start. I don't know if it is a ignition problem or if I need a new starter. I just changed the starter and alternator not but a month ago. It has a 454 under the hood.

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  • sissy22 Jun 30, 2008

    Well one problem I should have said at the begining. When I turn the key over it doesn't even crank. No click (like if it could be the starter). I think its the ignition switch or the Neutural Switch (If I put it into Neutural it would start.) All that happens is the lights come on and everything else works. Just no crank!!

  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    1994 chevy truck 4.3L has power to lights, radio etc.. Just no engine crank or starter engaging. Had auto store check starter and it's fine. Ignition module is good. Need expert advise.

  • manfred271 Jan 21, 2009

    I turned the ignition key and absolutely nothing happens. My starter is only 8 months old. I finally got it started by turning the key for 3 seconds and than pushing the gas pedal down a third of the way.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    1988 chevy Silverado won't even turn over, new starter, ignition and positive cable

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    it won't turn over new starter and ignition and positive cable

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To bypass the other switches, run a wire from the battery to the starter bendix and if it cranks then the problem is in the wiring or the switches you mention.

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Nice motor for that truck!
First thing I would do if I were you would be to check spark and fuel. To check spark remove a spark plug with the wire attached and crank the motor, if you see a spark while cranking you got spark and that's not the problem. If there is no spark possible causes are bad/old plugs and/or wires, dist cap worn or out of adjustment. Being that it's a 454 I am assuming it is carburated. To check fuel remove air cleaner to gain access to carb. While cranking hit the gas pedal and have someone check to see if fuel is coming out of the carb jet. If you got fuel spraying out then it's not fuel, but if there is no fuel coming out then possiblr causes are bad carb jets(replace carb or have rebuilt), fuel pump, or fuel filter.

Here's a start, let me know what happens and we can keep running down the list of possible causes.

Good Luck
Hope this helps

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