Question about 1997 GMC Jimmy
Engine has tons of power and crank pick won't start has newer fuel pump. It was sugested that it might be the pick-up coil. If this is correct where is it located and is it easily replaceable by a non mechanic like me.
Your pickup is on the bottom of your distributer under the cap. It looks kind of like a star. You will have to remove you cap, rotor and module to replace it.
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 18, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Mar 22, 2014 | 2001 Ford Windstar
Mar 23, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Mine was running fine driving 70MPH on the highway and just shut off. Now it cranks, fuel pump runs and it seems to be getting fuel but still no spark. I have a coil/module on order and will try it tomorrow.
Replaced the coil. Coil sparks once when you first turn the key on, that's it. crank sensor has already been replaced yesterday.
Injectors seem to fire (I smell fuel if I crank it a while) but still no spark.
I have 12V to the coil and 12V when cranking.
I see tons of posts with this issue but no resolutions. Come on somebody has to have been here before....
I do NOT have an injector pulse or a pulsed signal to the coil. When I crank the car the oil pressure light blinks on and off (just noticed this not sure if it is relevant)
I do get a check engine light when I turn the key on and when cranking, thought this meant ECU was good?
Any other way to test the ECU?
Could the pick up in the distributor be bad? Doesn't the pick up signal the ECU to fire the coil and injectors, I thought the crank sensor was just a TDC reference point?
Mar 15, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Aug 03, 2012 | Chevrolet Cars & Trucks
Jul 25, 2012 | 1997 Chevrolet Malibu
Dec 05, 2010 | Geo Prizm Cars & Trucks
Feb 04, 2010 | 2000 Chevrolet Express Cargo
Jan 21, 2010 | 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab
May 05, 2009 | 1999 Dodge Ram
126 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: