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Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Chevy
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Experience:  Owner of a mobile diagnostics company assisting auto technicians with difficult vehicles
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2006 chevy uplander 3.5 l engine radio wont come on or start

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2006 chevy uplander 3.5 l engine radio wont come on or start after battery died
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

I am sorry for the long wait

was the battery jump started or replaced or charged ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
charged
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

the battery was dead and you charged it up and it will not even crank over ?

if that is correct with the battery fully charged if you disconnect both battery cables for 5 minutes then touch the 2 battery cables together for 2 minutes then reconnect both cables to the battery will the radio work and will it start up ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it cranks over but wont start and radio wont come on do u want me to try diconeting and touching wire together
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

yes try what i said

sometimes with a battery power loss resetting the computers will do the trick

see if that works

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
still did not work
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

lets see if any other experts can help

hang on another expert will reply back to you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
when is someone else going to help
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
r u supposed to hook positive cable on first
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My Name is***** have over 20 years experience repairing vehicles. I am a ASE Certified Master Auto Technician. I am confident we can resolve your problem together.Please remember I don't know your skill level. I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle. It may take a few back and forth replies to get to a satisfactory resolution.I also try to give all of the information you may need expecting a positive rating. If there is any reason I cannot get a positive rating please let me know.

Let me make sure I understand what you have going on:

The battery was dead and you charged it? Now the vehicle wont start?

Was the vehicle running prior to battery going dead?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i already fixed it
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

what did you find?

Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

It has been a couple of days since I have heard from you. Do you still need assistance? I have also noticed that I have not received a rating from you. If for some reason you question did not get answered please reply. I am only compensated for my time when you leave a positive rating. Your understanding is appreciated.