2003 Chevrolet Express Van-No Crank Condition

This 2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 van with the 5.3 liter engine was towed into my shop as a no crank condition (starter does not work). There were two problems found. The IGN A fuse was blown in the underhood fuse box and the starter was no good. The starter had been replaced the day before … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Express Van-No Crank Condition”

2005 Buick Century, Hard Crank No Run Condition

This 2005 Buick Century came in with the complaint that sometimes the engine would not start and using the turn signals would cause the engine to stall. It belongs to a local used car lot and they did not tell me all of this. Had to figure it out on my own over several days. … Continue reading “2005 Buick Century, Hard Crank No Run Condition”

2000 Buick Century BCM Will Not Communicate

After repairing a poor connection at the DLC on this 2000 Buick Century, click here to see , I moved on to the bigger problem of no communication with the BCM and no crank condition. I went back to the splice pack under the driver’s side of the dash and located the purple wire, terminal … Continue reading “2000 Buick Century BCM Will Not Communicate”

2000 Buick Century, No Communication With Any Module

This 2000 Buick Century was towed in with a no crank, no run condition.  The first course of action is to check codes and data. Only one problem the scan tool will not communicate with the PCM or any other module on the car. Well somewhere along the way someone else tried to do some … Continue reading “2000 Buick Century, No Communication With Any Module”

2004 GMC Envoy No Crank Condition

This 2004 GMC Envoy came in with multiple electrical complaints. The main complaint was that it had to jumped started any time the engine was shut off.  A quick check found that the battery cables were very loose. After removing the cable ends for inspection an excess amount of corrosion was found. From the way … Continue reading “2004 GMC Envoy No Crank Condition”

2009 Toyota Camry, No Crank No Run Condition

This 2009 Toyota Camry originally had a very simple bad battery condition but here is the short version of what went wrong. I have come to find out that this problem and it’s repair apply to at least the 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010 year models. “Hi Dad, the Camry won’t start. It turns over … Continue reading “2009 Toyota Camry, No Crank No Run Condition”

1996 Ford F350, No Crank Condition

This 1996 Ford F350 with a diesel engine came in with the complaint that sometimes the engine would not crank. At other times it would crank normally. Luckily for me when I got to it it would not start, almost like there was no battery in the truck. Seemed pretty simple. I connected the clamp … Continue reading “1996 Ford F350, No Crank Condition”

1996 Ford F350, No Crank Condition.

This 1996 Ford F350 with a diesel engine came in with the complaint that sometimes the engine would not crank. At other times it would crank normally. Luckily for me when I got to it it would not start, almost like there was no battery in the truck. Seemed pretty simple. I connected the clamp … Continue reading “1996 Ford F350, No Crank Condition.”

2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, No Run Condition

This 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche with a 5.3 liter VIN “T” engine was towed in with the complaint that the engine would not run. I went to check codes and data and found that communication to the PCM was down. I checked all of the fusees under the hood and in the interior fuse box. No … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, No Run Condition”

2003 Chevrolet Impala, No Crank Condition

This 2003 Chevrolet Impala came in withe the complaint that it would not crank, starter would not work. It turned out to be a very simple problem. The car was purchased from a county auction and driven to my customers house. He started cleaning the vehicle up and had noticed a lot of extra wiring … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Impala, No Crank Condition”