20 Most Recent 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions & Answers

Could just be a loose spark plug wire. Depending on how long it's been sitting animals tend to hide under the hood may have knocked it loose. Drive it to orileys or autozone and they can scan your computer if you have a check engine light on which in my experience with a misfire it sets off the check engine light or your gas could be old also.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 29, 2019

did you clear the codes after you replaced the maf, the cel should go off after 50 cycles (ignition being turned off and on)

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 11, 2017

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1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 27, 2017

Change plugs wires.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 12, 2017

The solenoid are under the transmission oil pan, the home mechanic can repair this issue, just make sure you replace all parts on the solenoid including the o-ring

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1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 01, 2017

have you cleared the codes between fault reads
clean the maf first .....replace the maf if faulty
coil packs ?

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 16, 2017

If the compressor kick's in when you jumper the relay socket there is no problem with the electrical to the compressor an the compressor isn't locked up . You have a control side problem , the PCM - engine computer is suppose to energize the relay if no other problems are present . The proper way to check this would be to hook up a scan tool an check pressure input's to the PCM an is the PCM getting a request from the HVAC control panel to turn on the A/C compressor . AutoZone is wrong as usual , There can be codes without the check engine light being on . o'reilly's is wrong as well DTC P0530 (LU3, LR4, LM7, LQ4 and L18)
The powertrain control module (PCM) or engine control module (ECM) monitors the high side refrigerant pressure via a A/C refrigerant pressure sensor. When the pressure is high the signal voltage is high. When the pressure is low the signal voltage is low. When pressure is too high the PCM will not allow the A/C compressor clutch to engage.

Action Taken When the DTC Sets
The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) will not illuminate.
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The air conditioning (A/C) compressor clutch will not engage under the following conditions:
• The A/C high side line pressure is over 2957 kPa (429 psi).
• The A/C low side line pressure is under 138-172 kPa (20-25 psi).
• Throttle angle is at 100 percent.
• Engine speed is more than 5500 RPM.
• Engine coolant temperature (ECT) is more than 121°C (250°F).
• Ambient air temperature is less than 5°C (40°F).
• Engine is idling at a low unstable RPM
Compressor clutch engagement cannot be used to determine status of the low pressure switch. The low pressure switch is one of several inputs to the HVAC control module for A/C request authorization. A/C request is one of several inputs to the powertrain control module (PCM) that control A/C compressor clutch engagement.
To accurately determine what pressure the A/C low pressure switch opens and closes at use Kent Moore GE-47742 which will allow the technician to measure the switch point pressure at the switch.
Using a scan tool, monitor the "low pressure switch" status while monitoring the "low side" pressure at the switch to determine the switch points of the low pressure switch.
The low pressure switch "connector seal" must be removed before plugging it into the switch for testing. The "plunger effect" of plugging the connector with seal into the switch induces a pressure on the back side of the switch, this pressure will skew the opening/closing characteristics of the switch 5-10 psi until the pressure bleeds off. The time required for the connection induced pressure to bleed off can take 20 minutes or longer

Do you have the proper diagnostic tools ? Factory scan tool , A/C gauges ? You best bet , take your vehicle to a qualified repair shop !!

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 11, 2017

The ring that retains the pump in the tank needs to be rotated counterclockwise about 15 - 20 degrees so it will come free. If you are chiseling off any tabs, you may wind up having to replace the entire tank. The tabs locate and lock the retaining ring. See the attached YouTube vehicle.
How to Install Fuel Pump E3932M 1996 1997 Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon E3932M

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 14, 2017

Visit the on-line store, know as reliable-store, they have the repair manuals. I'm sure you will get the solution of your problem.
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1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 14, 2017

That;s fuse #4 check brake switch to ignition do you have curse control that will also come into play .
What you really need are the factory manuals and a meter or test light to track this down .
A company called HELM .COM prints most factory manuals for most vehicles .50 to 100 dollars you need them to fix especially a 96 Chevy that's the first year OBD 2 they tend to have design problems and are hard to work on .

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 23, 2016

Visit the on-line store, know as reliable-store, they have the repair manuals. I'm sure you will get the solution of your problem.
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1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 21, 2016

Are you missing anything else, besides gas? Engine cranking, did you check for spark at the plugs and fuel injector pulse? Any applicable trouble codes? Did you check voltage and ground to fuel pump motor, before replacing anything?

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 16, 2016

I show only a vehicle control module (VCM).

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 06, 2016

Hi Donald, You need to reset your computer by disconnecting the battery for about 10 minutes but your radio might need an unlock code as well.........CHEERS..

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 11, 2016

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