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Out of the blue, my '02 Silverado LS (5.3l v8) on starting,

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Out of the blue, my '02 Silverado LS (5.3l v8) on starting, the horn chirps unless I have my foot on the brake. I've had the thing for 10 years and it never did that. I would like to fix or stop whatever is causing that.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: If possible.
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Customer: Not that I know of.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

lets try something simple here first..

remove both battery cables from the battery,,touch and hold the _ and the - together for 5 seconds then reinstall the cables back to the battery..

let me know if that fixed the problem

thanks

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Was that supposed to be hold the positive and negative cables together for 5 seconds, after they were removed from the battery? (It looked like an underscore line and a dash)
I will have to wait until my lunch break to attempt this. 2:30ish
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

yes,,after you remove them from the battery

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

just let me know when you try it

thanks

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Things have been a little hectic lately, but I finally had a chance to try the cable solution.
It did not work.
What do you suggest next?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

ok

i would think from the way you explain the problem..

that you may have a bad bcm[body control module]

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

PLEASE COPY AND PASTE the link below to your browser, I have uploaded more info on this there please copy and paste the link below to your main browser[INTERNET EXPLORER or FIREFOX]

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/inbwwiugcy379qg/0330-chevy-The%20Body%20Control%20Module.doc?dl=0

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if the link doesn’t work that way, try it this way

thanks

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www.dropbox.com/s/inbwwiugcy379qg/0330-chevy-The%20Body%20Control%20Module.doc?dl=0

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