Question about 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
I have a co-worker friend who has a 2005 Chevy Colorado pickup truck. She is experiencing an intermittent problem with starting the pickup. On some mornings, she says the engine will just turn over and over, but won't ever fire and start. Another mechanic friend thought it might be one of the relays, and so she changed it out, but still is having problems sometimes. It seems there is no rhyme or reason to the engine not starting, or firing. Could this be a bad starter problem, and perhaps have nothing to do with the relays or fuses? This is really annoying to her... she is a single mom and does not have a lot of time (or money) to be wasting on trying to track down the root of the problem. Just trying to narrow it down for her...
Sid Sperry - firstname.lastname@example.org
I've had this problem for about a year now. When this happens, turn key to acc position and leave it for 10 minutes until the pass-lock light either stops blinking or goes out. Then turn off key and restart your truck. I have seen somewhere that if you do this 3 times consecutively, it will re-program the "brain" but I have not tried this yet. Good luck!
Posted on Feb 15, 2009
I've had the same problem and i believe it's something to do with the pass lock anti theft system
Posted on Jul 20, 2008
Have an 04 colorado, 1.8 L. Situation worse with cold weather. Have to lock door, unlock with key, to get it to turn over, not start. At times, will start for 1 second. Passlock light was steady on, now flashing. Have 4 codes dealing with P0606 ECM/PCM Processor, P0601 Internal Control Module Memory Check Sum Error. The others are TPS related. Any suggestions???
Posted on Jan 20, 2014
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:
May 08, 2013 | 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
Apr 03, 2013 | 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
Mar 21, 2013 | 1997 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup
Aug 27, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
May 03, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
Nov 13, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Malibu
Nov 07, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
3,309 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!