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Starter turns over lights function but it does not start?

Customer Question

Starter turns over lights function but it does not start?
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Dashlights, warning lights, door locks engage disengage Etc
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer ZR2
JA: Are you fixing your Trailblazer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yesterday when it acted up I unhooked the battery and then put the the cable back in place and it started. Today that did not seem to allow it to start.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Thats about it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** you for visiting the site, I am reviewing your question and will reply shortly, thanks.

Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

Do you hear the fuel pump come on for 2 seconds when the key is first turned on?

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Do you know what the fuel pressure is?

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Have you checked for spark at the plugs?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The fuel pump is not loud enough to hear usually. Do not know about pressure or plugs
Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

I see, thanks. One sure fire way to eliminate an ignition problem and to see if it is fuel related would be to spray a little ether into the air intake and see if it will start for a few seconds.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Yesterday It started after acting up when I disconnected the battery and waited a little before
I hooked it back up.
Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

Yes, that may have been a coincidence. Is the security light on?

Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

Do you still need help with it?

Expert:  Super Mechanic replied 1 month ago.

Do you still need help with it?

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