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”

2012 Chevrolet Express Van Horn Stuck On Battery Goes Dead

This 2012 Chevrolet Express van came in with the complaint that the horn was stuck on and the the battery goes dead even though the horn has been disabled/disconnected. The customer could not accurately explain how the horn had been disconnected. I figured that the fuse or the relay must have been removed. The cover … Continue reading “2012 Chevrolet Express Van Horn Stuck On Battery Goes Dead”

Replacing Worn Brushes In A Delphi Alternator

This alternator was removed from a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban. To replace the brushes in this alternator the rear plastic cover first has to be removed. There are several slots around the exterior surface of the black plastic cover. Using a small screwdriver inserted into the slot, pry out on the lower end to release the … Continue reading “Replacing Worn Brushes In A Delphi Alternator”

Intermittent Starter Operation 2002 GMC Savana Van

This van came in with a complaint of the starter only clicks when trying to crank ,sometimes. In checking out the problem I noticed that when it did crank it cranked normally. I went to the starter and checked signals. The battery cable to the starter had 12 volts at all times, normal. The “S” … Continue reading “Intermittent Starter Operation 2002 GMC Savana Van”