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I'm trying to find out why my chevy S2500 starts with a new

Customer Question

I'm trying to find out why my chevy S2500 starts with a new battery, but it wouldn't stay on
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: it's a new battery, it starts nicely, lights all working. but it doesn't stay on.
JA: What year is your SL500?
Customer: it's a S2500 express 2500
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm researching first. I just replaced a new battery so far
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: nooo..
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

what year is this ? engine size ?

it will not stay on how so ? will it stall then start right back up ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it's 2003 Chevy express cargo 2500, engine size: 5.3L. I just replaced a new battery. It starts strong, but it stay on. The rest of the lights work.
Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

i am unclear does the engine start up then stall ? does it crank over but just not fire up ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it cranks over but just not fire up.
Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

will it somewhat run on starting fluid or carb cleaner being sprayed down the throttle body ?

Expert:  Gary replied 3 months ago.

how are you making out ?

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