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1997 gmc truck will not start, turns over but won,t start.

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Firstly l dont know you whether is a auto or manuel and battery powerful or not or maybe your starter problem or maybe battery flat

Posted on Apr 02, 2011

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SOURCE: 1997 chev s 10

the intial issue would be that the fuel is not being injected into the cylinders on start up. check injectors and fuel pump for defects

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SOURCE: 1997 gmc 3500 box truck. no brake lights. changed

Check the fuse.

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could be the blower motor

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SOURCE: 1997 GMC Sierra Truck Ignition Switch

its a long process,you need a steering wheel puller, once its off take the hazard button assembly out, take the turn signal loose, pull old ignition out, carefully install new one, and reverse procedure and always if u get confused i would highly recomend
a chiltons manual they explain things great

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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