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Chevrolet 2003: I changed the fuel pump relay in 2003 Tahoe

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I changed the fuel pump relay in 2003 Tahoe now it won't start
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Cam.
Can I get your first name please?
Can you tell me why you changed the relay to start with?
Does the fuel pump turn on when you first turn the key on?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm Melissa I changed it because the car would slow down and the speedometer does not move
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
When I turn the key nothing happens but the battery is good
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I still need help
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What happened to you cam
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Relist: Other.
No answer
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I don't think it turned on when I turned the key
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.
Hi,My name is Tim,
I will do my best to assist you
sorry for the delay.
Cam must be having computer trouble..
did it run before you replaced the relay?
does the starter not turn the engine?
tell me all you can
thanks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It was running before I changed the relay and starting fine.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It was running before I changed the relay and starting fine. When I turn the key only the lights and radio come on no cranking or anything. There was a spark when I pulled out the relay maybe something blew
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.
ok
are you sure that the battery is good and the battery cables are clean and tight?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I think if the light turn on and radio plays and air conditioning works it should be good. It was check too
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.
do you not even get a click or anything?
have you checked all fuses,,be sure to check the ign fuse
thanks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok I had to leave my vehicle because it took so long to get an answer. So I guess I will have to come back on tomorrow when I'm near the vehicle
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.
ok
just let me know tomorrow,,i will answer as soon as i am on line
again,sorry for the delay
thanks